You Killed George Floyd

A Letter to My Conservative Relatives & Acquaintances (I Have No Conservative Friends.) Originally published here on Medium. When I studied writing in grad school, nuance was often discussed. Good writing, I learned, makes scalpels of language. Good writers excise the truth — their sentences precise, stitching meaning from the wounds. A “heavy handed” draftContinue reading “You Killed George Floyd”

The Cosby Shitshow

Why were Bill Cosby’s accusers silent so long? There’s no shortage of think-pieces addressing this question, but I’m here to offer my own take. [cw: discussion of sexual assault] The cost of telling these kinds of stories is higher than you could possibly imagine. If you come forward as a victim of sexual assault, prepareContinue reading “The Cosby Shitshow”