bible belted: math
"Pro-Black doesn’t mean anti-anything."
—El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X)
there are at least twenty-seven
white people i love. i counted.
four from high school, five from
undergraduate years, maybe
three from grad school
(one gay=bonus points) &
an assortment of compelling
in chicago & countrywide.
two brothas in the afterlife
remain why i add rather than
Originally published in The Walmart Republic (Mongrel Empire Press, 2014). Used with permission of the author.