“It occurred to me that maybe they didn’t see me at all.”
“Fashion’s bright lights beckoned me toward New York.”
“The problem with writing about my anxiety is that I want it to be a closed narrative.”
“People say a lot of things when they can’t watch television.”
“The family legacy included silence as a way to belong.”
“A body always returns to the place that shaped it.”
“Like most people in education, I wanted to make a difference.”
My cousin’s stories of being a Detroit cop could have come straight out of an opera.