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2020: A Year of Collective Loss for Black America

{CONTENT WARNING: death, COVID-19, trauma, and police brutality. A 10-minute read.} I think “It” started on January 26th with the news that Kobé Bryant, his daughter and seven others had perished in a helicopter crash. We had just landed for one of two layovers between Shreveport and Las Vegas when the news broke. I recall… Continue reading 2020: A Year of Collective Loss for Black America

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I Can’t Breathe… And I’m Tired of Trying

While still contending with a global pandemic, I read about yet another lynching. Like so many before it, this too was committed by men in blue. Over the past few months, I have seen too many video accounts or read way too many headlines listing black men and women either being assaulted or killed for… Continue reading I Can’t Breathe… And I’m Tired of Trying