Mourning broke through our self-constructed dams and made us vulnerable. We still haven’t gone back to inspect the damage.

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Photo: Apu Gomes/Getty Images


The complicated feelings following the end of the most traumatic presidency of my lifetime

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Photo: Susan Walsh/Getty Images


The show’s embittered longshoremen presage the mentality of the Capitol Hill terrorists

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“The Wire” Photo: HBO


After a life of struggling with my weight and self-esteem, I was on track. Then Covid came.

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Photo: John M Lund Photography Inc/Getty Images


What’s the point of white skin and the power it brings if you have to turn around and answer to someone?

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This is how injustice rots everyone to the core

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Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump as they storm the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images


The Georgia Senate race has become a microcosm of white supremacy in America

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Photo by Joshua Woroniecki on Unsplash


The masked rapper’s worldbuilding and commitment reminded us that there was always something more to discover

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Photo: Jim Dyson/Getty Images


Don’t complain about the lack of lyricism in rap if you haven’t tried watching the modern day rap battle

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The story of Charles Wright is the story of how wrestling treats Black wrestlers

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About

David Dennis, Jr.

Smoking Section Alum. Level Contributing Writer. ESPN The Undefeated, The Atlantic, Washington Post, etc. Forthcoming book: The Movement Made Us (Harper).

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