An Open Letter to Family, Friends, & Acquaintances about Anti-Racism

I am utterly exhausted, angry, and filled with deep sorrow from having to constantly demand accountability and justice. I am overwhelmed from educating family, friends, and strangers about the never-ending acts of violence against my black and brown brothers, sisters, and siblings. Here's the thing, family, friends, and acquaintances: BEING NICE IS NOT THE SAME … Continue reading An Open Letter to Family, Friends, & Acquaintances about Anti-Racism

“Libb-ed Out”

During an impromptu visit home to Eastern North Carolina in April, one of my dearest friends (and seriously one of my favorite human-beings) asked me if I had been "Libbed Out" by my social work studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. Yup. "Libbed out". I assure you, I was just as confused by the statement as I … Continue reading “Libb-ed Out”