A Portrait Of A Black Man In A Mid-Life Crisis.

There are no how-to books and few examples for black men on how we are supposed to age gracefully in America, so we go at it alone.

Garrick McFadden
AfroSapiophile
Published in
8 min readApr 16, 2024

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Self-portrait of the author.
A self-portrait of the author in the grasp of a mid-life crisis.

I am adrift right now. I oscillate between moments of extreme heaviness when movement seems impossible and bouts of weightlessness when I am untethered to the…

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Garrick McFadden
AfroSapiophile

I am a civil-rights attorney. I write about #whiteness, #racism, #hiphop, policing & politics. https://gamesqlaw.com/index.php/thoughts/