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Kinitra D. Brooks
kdbrooks
Kinitra Brooks is a New Orleans native who writes about conjure women, monsters...and Beyoncé.

Oct 20
4

Fair. We saw that prodigal son narrative coming a mile away...I feel a way because I’m like, he gonna fuck this up. But it also reminds me of Alice Walker’s Third Life of Grange Copeland...dang, I should have added that one. 

Oct 14
2

The Time Lord is a famous British character from the British scifi series, Dr. Who. Hippolyta is pretty much turning into a version of this character. 

Oct 13
5

Did it, though? Because what few rights we gained have been legislated out in the last decade or so. 

Oct 13
2

Again, I’m not gonna police the grammar of folks in this space. I don’t like, or appreciate, the power dynamics it sets up in a specifically Black space. 

Oct 13
4

The Black folks lynched that white man because he did a hit and run on a Black woman who identified him before she died.

Oct 13
10

When Nana Hattie said that, it took me clean out. I watched that episode at least 3x and cried every single time. 

Oct 13
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Yeah but it gets their point across. Language can be flexible. We are all pretty casual round these parts. 

Oct 13
19

Yes, because non-violence has worked so well. There is nothing irresponsible about this narrative for it is historically accurate and Black folks in my family and community armed themselves so I can be here writing these recaps. Read more

Oct 13
9

Chyle, that was a journey, wasn’t it. Dude needed something harder than a drink because that was...a lot.