The Thoughts Between Stories

Black on Both Sides, Vol. 18

On Zion Williamson’s body, Black mayors, white folks in hip-hop, and Blackness.

Eric Adams, the mayor-elect of New York City. Source: Office of the Brooklyn Borough President.

The sports world went ablaze when the New Orleans Pelicans power forward Zion Williamson came into training camp heavier after recovering from a broken foot and surgery:




I write to explore Black personhood, the life we have built in the shadow of full citizenship. Follow me on Twitter @Established1865.

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Hal H. Harris

Hal H. Harris

Black on both sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is

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