DMX’s Death Belongs to the World. His Life Belongs to Black Personhood.

A meditation on Earl Simmons, and how white supremacy claims the Black men it rejected in life.

If you were behaving sanely in this pandemic, you were at home when DMX passed.

Source: Pitchfork.

Twitter told me he died last Friday. I was sleep-deprived, wine thirsty, and…



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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