Writer and journalist. I explore race and social issues through history and pop-culture. @b.talissa IG. @KingTalissa Twitter. Journalism MA — NYU.

We cannot dismantle race, but perhaps there’s another way to escape it.

For the last decade, many Americans have steadily fought the structure of race to achieve a united-country and post-racial state — some opting for colorblindness, and others challenging the historical bias attached to skin color. Even right now…

“I criticize America because I love her. I want her to stand as a moral example to the world.”

One might believe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born with an innate ability to love against evil. But I’d argue it was a learned strategy curated through critical thinking, planning…

If I screamed it would kill your

heart is beautiful and pure I love how

I couldn’t take the weight of your body on me, suffocating

Joy I found with only you, willing and ready

we fought every day, your hands around

my waist you’d whisper a kind secret in my ear and

Your hands around my…

Brittany Talissa King

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