(Insert Assault on Black Lives) (Insert Year)

"You rape our women and you're taking over our country" I read these words and my palms become dirty and calloused from the hands of those who tried to hold fast to red dirt in our native countries, clawing to hold on dreams and lives that can now be found at the bottom of the… Continue reading (Insert Assault on Black Lives) (Insert Year)

How We Speak About Rape

There's a phrase I had never heard before--whether being out of touch or something my students never used while I was teaching--called "frape," which I heard for the first time when I moved to Cambridge in the UK. The first time I heard it I was really taken aback. 'Frape'? I asked. As in...? And… Continue reading How We Speak About Rape