My greatest fear is dying by the hands of white supremacists and just becoming a hashtag that eventually loses steam. But, I frequently do want to die. TW: This essay discusses suicidality, mentions of Black death, inpatient stays, madness, abuse, police
Healthcare systems in the United States place the onus of healing on individuals and focus on self-optimization in service of inherently violent capitalism. TW: mentions of suicide, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and forced institutionalization Every suicide prevention day, week, or month, I once
Play, pleasure, and rest aren't considered vital to our livelihood because labor to maintain capitalism is framed as our fundamental purpose. By Kendriana Washington For centuries, free will and its playfulness have threatened conventionality and stirred fear in the seat of power.
White women have not so much shoved themselves into the spotlight as strived to take over the role of the light technician and the bulb itself. On September 3, 2020, author and professor Jessica A. Krug—who had frequently gone by the
Accountability is much more than getting one person removed from their position of power. It requires rooting out systemic oppression from the workplace. By Rachel Jones As the movement for racial justice sparked by the killing of George Floyd continues, many companies