"So no, I will not apologize for believing Smollett, because neither you nor I were the injured party following his lie; neither of us deserve atonement. However, I am deeply sorry to the victims of any attack on their personhood who may now be hesitant to seek justice, as this pernicious precedent has stripped hate victims of their credibility."
"If the preservation of one’s masculinity, through whatever means and modes of expression, are predicated upon the dehumanization of others, perhaps your brand of masculinity is inherently toxic."
"The flag is not just a flag, as the hat is not just a hat."
The college admissions process is complex and universities are uniquely, inherently selective. So, most react to rejection with the quip that, “It just be like that sometimes.”
I choose vulnerability, I choose hope, I choose joy. What will you choose?
The success Black Panther has created more space for Black art and we should allow a space for Black art to thrive in the realm of American culture without colonizing it.