Big Wrongs, Big Words

April 22, 2021 Staff Writer

I have always been captivated by big, grand, absolutist words. Words that name clear edges or hard stops or lines crossed—the finite, unequivocal, forbidden, unforgivable, irrevocable. Words that evoke how something is clear or clear-cut […]

Playing the Rigged Game

April 16, 2021 Staff Writer

The worst feeling in the world is not belonging. This homeless feeling of being exposed to the elements yet pressed into a box is the plight of the Black woman. What I love about Sula is how […]

Not Me

April 8, 2021 Staff Writer

“Hey! Before you go, do you mind if I ask you a question?” said the interviewer; the irony of the question about a question hung in the air. “Not at all,” I replied. “What was […]

Baked C.H.I.P.

April 1, 2021 Staff Writer

‘I do not know if I am making him nearly as happy as he is making himself,’ I am thinking, while halfway listening to my Zoom meeting and halfway watching Baked. He lays lopsided, just […]