Last December, as Insecure wrapped its final season, I logged into Twitter to see a flood of praise for both the show and its star Issa Rae for her “game changing” work on it. Interview clips circulated in awestruck tweets about her refusal to seek out richer, more notable…
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“I do the work”, “we do the work”, “this is the work.” “The work” is invoked so often and vaguely by self-described activists and organizers that…
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I buried my friends in childhoodand I was never free to mourn. There was always school,and homework,dishes that needed washing,and a beating I had…
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I’m not against theory or reading, but I am firmly against middle class academic paternalism that presumes greater knowledge and intellectual capacity…
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Welcome to my madness.
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Nina Monei