He must have a horseshoe: Adnan is NOT unlucky

Dana, I know you don't agree with me. I know the evidence, presented as it is, could make your case for you. That in order to wind up in prison for the rest of his life in these circumstances would have to make him very unlucky. Adnan Syed is the one of the luckiest men … Continue reading He must have a horseshoe: Adnan is NOT unlucky

Natasha Vargas-Cooper: She’s Not Satan!

Before we get into tonight's post, I just want to say quickly: Hats off to Asia for coming through for Adnan!!!!!!!! I am so thrilled that she is back on the team. I'm sure it means beautiful things for the appeal, and I feel like we are one step closer to screaming #FreeAdnan for the … Continue reading Natasha Vargas-Cooper: She’s Not Satan!

Adnan and the Beauty of Boredom

The case of Adnan Syed has seen¬†some progress this week, as those who have religiously followed the podcast and its aftermath are well aware. The State of Maryland unsurprisingly intends to fight Adnan's appeal, so we wait for the court's decision with bated breath. The podcast brought us many experiences, but even after Sarah Koenig; … Continue reading Adnan and the Beauty of Boredom

Potential and the Pursuit of Perfection

 Black Girl, Lost Keys will now take what will be the first of many poetry breaks with a short verse from yours truly:For RentI've got potential to lendeveryone keeps telling meI'm not using it.¬†Onto the aforementioned post:Around the the first few years of elementary school a teacher ruined my life. Yeah, I know that sounds … Continue reading Potential and the Pursuit of Perfection

For Whites Only? Resisting Diagnoses

Being black can put you in a precarious situation. It is a slippery slope where you are constantly being accused of either being "too black" or the ever-dreaded "too white." So far in my life I have been told that I speak too properly, am too smart or too "uppity" to be black. ( disclaimer … Continue reading For Whites Only? Resisting Diagnoses