Morgan

@morganknutson Oct. 09, 2018 21 min read

Now that Google+ has been shuttered, I should air my dirty laundry on how awful the project and exec team was. I'm still pissed about the bait and switch they pulled by telling me I'd be working on Chrome, then putting me on this god forsaken piece of shit on day one.

This will be a super slow burn that goes back many years. I’ll continue to add to over the next couple of days. I’ll preface it with a bunch of backstory and explain what I had left behind, which made me more unhappy about the culture I had come into.
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Chanda Prescod-Weinstein 🙅🏽‍♀️ 🇧🇧🌈

@IBJIYONGI Oct. 03, 2018 3 min read

Today took more out of me than it was supposed to, & I want to remind white people that what seems like “grammar” to you can actually be a very deep issue for Black people. Whether we are talking AAVE or how to make our struggles manifest in a language never meant to include us.

Standard professional English is not intersectional. As Adrienne Rich said “this is the oppressor’s language yet I need it to talk to you.” So we need to sit with our discomfort about new words and even new phrases that violate grammatical traditions.
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