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The Privilege Hustle

Some hustle out of necessity, others out of privilege. Be clear about which one you are.

Two things you should know about me; I work hard and I am privileged.

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Language is Never Neutral

Language can be an explosive device or a tool of liberation and that's why we must stay vigilant about how it's used.

"Are you a believer," a person who has read some my work asks.

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Kintsukuroi: A Lesson in Breaking

On healing after losing a child and finding beauty in the cracks of one's shattered self.

The greatest creation I've ever made falls out of me at 18—my life's work dies. I watch in disbelief as what I thought was just a particularly horrible menstrual cycle produces something bigger than a blood clot. Something I could have named had it stayed inside me and grew. I miscarry on our toilet at exactly 7AM on a Monday morning, the day before Valentine's day.

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