“Being black is exhausting.” A common refrain heard from the voices of disconsolate Black people whenever we are dealing with an onslaught of white terrorism on Black souls and bodies. We say it instinctually. After we’ve engaged in all the scholarly discussions and intellectual gymnastics about racism, we get to the point where the pain […]
Author: Manushka Gracia-Desgage
Manushka Gracia-Desgage is a 30-year-old attorney in Louisiana via Florida by birth and upbringing, and Haiti by ethnicity. She is passionate about the intersection of faith, justice, politics, and culture. Reading and writing are her favorite pastimes. Her long-term goal is to devote her legal career to advocating for juveniles.