The internet, Social Media and Black Trauma Porn: On never becoming desensitized to it

There won’t be an image for this one, not when I know that you have a number of images firmly and readily indexed. I truly hate that that has become our reality. I hate that we, and our children, and our neighbors, some who love and despise our lives in equal measure, have a ready memory deck of images, vivid and moving, of death and trauma being visited on Black bodies.

In this matter we aren’t powerless. Not at all. In this matter, the sharing of the recordings of trauma, and…