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Black on Both Sides, Vol. 24

On 1000 followers, “Magic,” community, and Blackness.

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I hit a milestone on this site over the weekend and amassed 1,000 followers.

It came quietly, as I was working on drafting my latest longform due this week. I came to Medium after years of blogging silently on the Established in…




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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