Emi Mahmoud – “The Colors We Ascribe” (100K Views!)

“I want to spill every color from this form. I want to leave a canvas sinking with the weight of my pedigree. I want to be able to look at a sunrise and not see my entire family falling to pieces.”

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Omar Holmon & A.R. – “Open Letter to Black People in Horror Movies” (250K Views!)

“Every day in my life is a horror flick.”

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Anita D – “And the Psych Ward Says” (500K Views!)

“You won’t be receiving any actual therapy sessions while you’re here, but we will recommend them as treatment for after we let you out.”

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Javon Johnson – “Black and Happy” (100K Views!)

“On some days the most revolutionary thing I can do is enjoy my niece’s laughter.”

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Sarah Kay – “Mrs. Ribeiro” (500K Views!)

“She made us wonder. She made us question. She made us proud of what we had learned.”

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Saidu Tejan-Thomas – “Play” (100K Views!)

“Survivor implies it happened in the wilderness, somewhere far, far away from home. It was a normal afternoon with nothing to do.”

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Jared Singer – “Love” (250K Views!)

“Love can only be described the way it is lived; in parts.”

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Natasha T. Miller – “Ten Things You Sound Like When You Say AllLivesMatter in Response to BlackLivesMatter” (250K Views!)

“I go into the hospital and change all the ‘Intensive Care Unit’ signs to ‘Care Unit’ signs, because every life in the hospital should be cared for just the same.”

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Sabrina Benaim – “Hurdles / Dreams” (100K Views!)

“There is no sleep for this lonely.”

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Michael Szynal – “10 Things You Should Know if We Date” (100K Views!)

“My self-esteem is a helium balloon that’s been in the hospital room of my dying convictions for just a little too long.”

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