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➜ Roxane Gay is Spelled With One "N": Halloween Costume FAQ

roxanegay:

Q. What are my options for a good Halloween costume?

A. The world is your oyster.

Q. If I want to go as a person of a different race or ethnicity, is it okay to use make-up to create more authenticity?

A. No.

Q. Why?

A. Because there is a complex, painful history of blackface/brown face/red…

I made that! Write Bloody store, Free Beer Friday.

I made that! Write Bloody store, Free Beer Friday.

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Midway airport. Chicago. Heading home for four months.

Midway airport. Chicago. Heading home for four months.

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Photo of me on stage courtesy of Taylor Mali

Wesleyan, Dartmouth, & the Eric Carle Museum

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May I have courage to keep the scorpions from entering our home & patience if they should. To kiss their bite, to hold the sting.

As how autumn carries itself to cold for spring to return. So may I sleep beside the sounds in your heart. Sweet belly song still sing.

Beads of the necklace glowing. Baltimore airport. Heading home.

Beads of the necklace glowing. Baltimore airport. Heading home.

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