How SNL Highlights The Complexity of Black Patriotism from Reconstruction, Jim Crow and Beyond.

Let’s be honest, I’m washed.

Solidly into my 30’s, my knees serve as a reliable barometer of impending rainfall, humidity and approaching cold fronts.

For these reasons I’m usually in bed on Saturday nights. It’s a…


“I’m a hugger”
“Get in here, we’re all family”

If you’ve lived in the south for any measurable period of time, you’ve likely been hugged…a lot. Hugged by friends, by family and even by strangers.

I’m a gregarious community organizer, a southerner by birth and by blood, a kinesthetic learner…

Kahran Myers

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