A prose poem and video montage honoring the beauty, pain, and power of Black life.

Thumbnail image by Jhalin Knowles (@jhalinknowles)⁣


Collective Healing In the Age of COVID-19

Image by Matthew Manning


Processing Fear and Forgiveness

Photo by Ashim D’Silva on Unsplash


How stopping my car for a stranger changed my perspective on masculinity and service

Photo: Carson Masters/Unsplash


Photo by Anaya Katlego.

The reminder so many Black men need.


Toni Morrison, courtesy of Alfred A. Knopf

A legacy deeper than writing.


Photo by Lindsey Reese

A (Common) Story of Perseverance


Photo by Nicole Ho

Six-word stories from American students


Photo by Liam Seskis

Three years later:

Processing the news about Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

Matthew R. Manning

Writing as resistance. Words on identity, race, masculinity, and mental health. #BlackLivesMatter

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