Black on Both Sides, Vol. 29

On ancestral seats, Elden Ring, the rapper from Chicago, and Blackness.

Kanye West’s silhouette. Source: Unsplash.

My family traveled to Helena this weekend to bury the great-grandmother on her paternal side.

Helena is a rural town in the Arkansas Delta that Teach for America sent me to do my service in 2008. 14 years later, it has become my spiritual locus. In Little Rock, folks…

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