Racism has broadened Black time to an always and everywhere
"The past infuses the present and imprisons the future." In response to the current moment, people are educating themselves about how racism affects Black life. But, as Desirée H Melton explains, the ways in which racism corrupts an internal sense of time is ignored. In this deeply personal piece, the professor of philosophy reflects on the boundless time black people have lost to past, present and future experiences of racism and how this has a proven physical effect on their experiences of every day living.