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Cancel Culture Turned on Me. Why Am I Defending It?

The big, bad mob went after my job, my reputation, and my blood.

Photo: Hans Splinter/flickr

I know what it feels like to be cancelled. It’s a shame I wouldn’t wish on anyone else. But hey, shit happens, and it happened to me hard a few years ago when I dared to write something not so flattering about Beyoncé’s Lemonade album in a HuffPost essay.




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Jeremy Helligar

Jeremy Helligar

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa”

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