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Open Letter to Voters in West Virginia

Dear Voters in West Virginia,

I was born and raised in West Virginia and spent 18 years in the state.  Please say it isn’t so that Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy Company, who spent 1 year in prison for his role in the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion that killed 29 people in 2010, actually has a chance to win the GOP primary for United States Senate in West Virginia! 177 more words


White Voices VS Black Bodies at NYTimes.

“Why don’t you write for the New York Times?” People love asking me this. The simple answer is “Because I’m not White.”

Though the paper exerts outsize influence over the arts, and purports to represent New York City by virtue of its very name, NYT has never employed a person of colour to review dance. 1,235 more words



https://static01.nyt.com/video/players/offsite/index.html?videoId=100000005831633I love to sign my name. I’m in awe of how popular authors manage to sign many thousands of books. Surely you practiced signing your name at some point in your life. I did!