“It seems like we as a country have yet to figure out what it means to celebrate Black people.”

Like many Black folks, I am perpetually exhausted by seeing the unexciting trend of a White person doing things that Black folks do every day and getting applause, clout, and cookout invitations for paying attention to Black culture. …

Until we as a society are outraged about the murder of ALL Black people, we are no closer to building a just future

A photo of Breonna Taylor on a sign that a protestor is holding at a rally in Denver, Colorado.

“If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it.” — Zora Neale Hurston

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or willfully keeping your eyes closed, you’re already well aware of the issues plaguing Black America in this moment. From the high number of…

Renee Nishawn Scott

Renee is a PhD Student researching Black girlhood at the University of Maryland. You can find her tweeting @_nishawn

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