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Why my family isn’t allowed to play R. Kelly anymore during Thanksgiving, Lil Jesus birthday or within earshot of me

July 18, 2017
By Nefertiti Asanti*, AFROPUNK contributor

*Nefertiti Asanti is a writer, cultural worker & sometimes performance poet from the Bronx, New York. Her work explores healing, Afrofuturism, queerness, and womanist musings. Nefertiti’s Black Blood Is…was commissioned for the 2017 National Queer Arts Festival. She is a 2016 Watering Hole fellow, and her work can be found in Apiary Magazine, Winter Tangerine and elsewhere.

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