Journalism and Jiujitsu
The gentle arts of a dictatorship.
—little errors in the overall algorithm of our island life.
palm of the hand in the gap between collarbone and throat. Push out. Fold your body at the waist. Move away from your opponent while facing him at all times. It may not work the first time. It never works the first time. Wait. Rest. Catch another opening. Push out again.
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I felt humiliated singing a song about honor when I could only feel shame. As I stood in yellowface, I had finally fulfilled my quest to become white.