“However many masks we invent and deploy, in the end we cannot control what other people see when they look at us.” – Saeed Jones, How We Fight For Our Lives. I had been meaning to read Saeed Jones’ memoir How We Fight For Our Lives all year. I had tickets to see him in Dallas last March but then the pandemic happened. All the … Continue reading Book Review: How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones
Carry: A Memoir on Survival on Stolen Land, by Toni Jensen, is a memoir in essays, on a range of topics but with violence as a common theme. Domestic violence, settler violence; the violence of erasure; the violence of system racism; the violence of classism and white privilege, gun violence, violent crime, drug violence, and police violence. The brutal murder of George Floyd, Trayvon Martin … Continue reading Book Review: Carry: A Memoir on Survival on Stolen Land by Toni Jensen.