"'What do you do?' the woman asked me. I hesitated. I thought, 'I’m disabled,' but instead, I told her, 'I’m between jobs.'"
"Do I think a commercial can change the world? Probably not. But I’m encouraged that the world seems to be changing commercials."
"I was my own worst cop, Chief Prosecutor, judge and jury, sentencing myself to a life of wondering what I should have done differently."
"This is not the first pandemic Indigenous people have faced. Thanksgiving brings to mind the other things pilgrims brought to Native people. Things like smallpox."
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It is a strange existence, navigating these spaces as a Black woman.
"You don’t really know someone until you’ve navigated the criminal legal system with him. Until you’ve been kept apart by arbitrary and unnecessarily punitive laws."
"I confront a stream of anxiety-inducing trigger statements every time I log on, a sudden feeling of impotence and voicelessness."
"As much as I would like to believe I haven’t harmed patients, years of adrenaline-fueled procedures probably do cloud my judgement."
"Like Trump and his supporters working to undermine our democracy illustrate, deluded fanaticism is always harmful, and my family was no exception."