You Want to Thank Black Women?

So, you want to thank Black women for helping Joe Biden win? Here’s how.

Yen Lo
Proletariat
Published in
4 min readNov 11, 2020

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Portrait of a striking black woman with green and blue hues prominent. Her hair is in a scarfed updo. She wears gold; stoic.
“Zulu Maiden” by Vladimir Tretchikoff/Pinterest

When W.E.B. DuBois wrote that he would “not go to the polls” in 1956, it resonated with me deeply. My first introduction to sociology came by reading an excerpt of “The Souls of Black Folk” by DuBois for class. He introduced me to the revolutionary idea that black people in America should…

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Yen Lo
Proletariat

Not concerned with propriety. Liberation now. Contrarian by design. Black mother. Somebody’s daughter. Guerrilla in the mist. Imperfect Christian.