Photo Credit: The Guardian and CNN

Ketanji Brown Jackson Reminds Me That Black Women Always Have to Be Damn Near Perfect

We do not have the luxury of half-assedry and exasperation

Michelle Obama knows it all too well.

There’s a reason why she traded powerful pantsuits for feminine sheath dresses as soon as she became First Lady, and why we are only now seeing her wear her…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Simone Samuels

Simone Samuels


I like big stories and I cannot lie. Authentic, transparent musings & connecting with others so we can all feel less alone.