Let’s stop shifting the blame on racism.

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Photo by Terry Vlisidis on Unsplash

If you don’t vote for Joe Biden, then “you ain’t black.”


Scrolling through pins of women smiling, holding cake and french fries.

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Photo by Pixzolo Photography on Unsplash


…what did I do wrong?

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So, here’s what I do know…

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Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash
  1. Bitter.
  2. Pathetic.
  3. Like I’m lying to myself.

I like being on my own and that isn’t exactly a novelty.


Illegality isn’t a strong enough argument in the face of wreckless over-policing.

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Photo by Jonathan Kho on Unsplash


Other people’s experiences matter, too.

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Photo by Mikael Kristenson on Unsplash


We demonize “copiers” and praise “originality” but humanity prospers through iteration.

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Photo by JOSHUA COLEMAN on Unsplash


It’s all fun and games until you become obsessed with your weight.

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Photo by Dose Juice on Unsplash
  1. I don’t have a healthy relationship with food.
  2. I can become obsessive over getting everything “right.”


On social media, tribal epistemology, and cancel culture.

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Photo by Prateek Katyal on Unsplash


The problem with “work smarter, not harder.”

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Photo: Marco Verch / Flickr

Lucero Cantu

A self-proclaimed conceptualizer with a penchant for hyperbole & abstract thinking. I work at the intersection of digital, politics, and unapologetic buffoonery

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