The Struggle of Being Black and Choosing Self-Care Over Shared Trauma

Being Black in America sometimes means feeling guilty for trying to be ok.

I haven’t really written much this year. I’ve been fortunate to have had a few pieces published at LEVEL and I have just begun writing my first book but otherwise, I haven’t been able to bring myself to sit and write because doing so would mean diving headlong into trauma.

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Writer (duh) and photographer. Bylines @levelmag @complex @ebony @huffpo shotbyspn.com/findme

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Shane Paul Neil

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Writer (duh) and photographer. Bylines @levelmag @complex @ebony @huffpo shotbyspn.com/findme

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