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The Anxiety of Being a Black Runner

Scared for her safety, this writer doesn’t turn to her sacred ritual as often

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Where I live resembles more of a slice of rural Arkansas than the outer edges of Houston, Texas. Horses on green pastures are a daily sight before reaching a stoplight. The open sky echoes the sounds of wildlife rattling under marshy bushes. My feet have swept the stretches…




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Cholia 'Lia' Johnson

Cholia 'Lia' Johnson

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