Danez Smith

Still thinking about that white dude who took our picture last night and said "throwing up gang signs" when me and T Mychael Rambo threw up the peace sign. Still thinking about the danger white folks see in our empty hands. Still thinking about how the air in our fist looks like guns to them. Still thinking about how the peace sign, two little fingers parted and lifted, to them, when in our color, looks like everything they fear cause it's easier for them to see what they can reject

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