Life, Unvarnished.
Published in

Life, Unvarnished.

The Unending Exhaustion of Being Black


We’re Tired.

These are trying times.

The past few weeks have been physically and mentally exhausting, particularly for Black people. The sickening video of George Floyd being killed by the Minneapolis police was too much for many of us to bear. There he was, the police officer’s knee to his neck, the officer’s hands in pockets, a look of casual indifference on his…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Writer, Media Commentator, Podcaster and overall opinionated individual. I live in the past A. Lot. Follow me on Substack: LivingInThePast.Substack.Com