No One Should Be Telling Black People How We Should React to Racial Trauma

Dominique Simpson
4 min readMay 31, 2020
“Maggie Brown, (2020)”

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Dominique Simpson

The hermit scribe, a witty womanist. Essayist, poet, and black literature enthusiast. Unequivocally and unapologetically black.