she is a punchline, she is a verb, she never knows when it’s going to happen. and that’s a really hard thing to outlive.
“Late on Tuesday night, America was once again reminded of the power of Black women. Exit polls show that 98 percent of Black women (and 93 percent of Black men) who cast ballots voted for Jones, while 63 percent of white women voted for Moore. On Wednesday morning, the media erupted with calls of “Thank you!” to Black women for showing up. But as Kamala Harris said, we need to do more than congratulate them. “Let’s address issues that disproportionately affect Black women—like pay disparity, housing & under-representation in elected office,” she tweeted. There are many organizations and causes that could use our support, give because Black women show up to save the country time and again.”
Driven to the mountains high
They were sunken
in the cities deep
Livin’ in my sleep
—Neil Young, Goin’ Back
I’m not sure how to start, or what to say — what I do know, is that the Holiday window that we’ve been developing since June of this year is out in the world. This is a project I was close to throughout and saw through to the end. To see your time and mind come alive is an incredible feeling.
Holiday window watching with Amy at Bergdorf Goodman.