K.E.L.

I’m black and I voted for Trump

To date, Trump has received 8% of the black vote in the 2020 election, which is about a 2% increase from his 2016 record. This is baffling. It makes me wonder if they know what “proud boys” are, or completely missed that Trump called black nations sh*thole countries and...

Continue reading...

Oh yeah, Jesus was a carpenter

I went back to work last Friday. The night before, two supervisors cancelled meetings I had planned a week in advance. Under normal circumstances I would accept this as typical law firm shenanigans. But these were not normal circumstances. I was returning to work after 6 months of maternity...

Continue reading...

Pick Your Avatar: The anatomy of a 2020 voter

Irreparable division during a national health crisis, economic instability, countries refusing our entry, a vacant Supreme Court seat, civil upheaval provoked by irreconcilable racism, internal disrespect toward national leaders, over 200,000 lives lost to a preventable virus, an infected President flouting health directives as campaign propaganda, a country flirting...

Continue reading...

Breonna Taylor: A Plea To Do More Than Just #SayHerName

I wrote a “Dear Breonna” letter too. Weeks ago. It said something like “I’m sorry black women are truly ‘the help’; invisible but essential in every way.” I ranted about toxic masculinity and sensationalized black deaths. I flirted with passive aggressiveness as if the letter were not addressed to...

Continue reading...