The Racists on My Neighborhood Watch App

All the ‘suspicious‘ people my neighbors warn each other about have one thing in common: They look like me

Kelly Glass
Human Parts
Published in
5 min readJul 29, 2019

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Photo: Brian Caissie/Getty Images

ItIt was five in the morning. Our new neighbor’s goldendoodles had taken to a bark-off in the backyard — a loud, gruff, competitive song with no hook and no end. I shuffled around the house that morning, hours before it…

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Kelly Glass
Human Parts

Writer and editor whose interests focus on the intersections of parenting, health, and race. Find me at contentbykelly.com and on Twitter @kellygwriter.