Category Archives: Signed Sirelle

Monthly outlook, as told by Sirelle Carter.

Signed Sirelle: “9492”

“Why haven’t you been writing?” If only you knew. Mind was fragmented; thought my sentences would be too. When it got rocky, we knew our time was due. And now I gotta modify my love for you? That ain’t cool … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: “Marching, Bigly.”

For every action there is a reaction. And movements? They tend to produce countermovements. That was the narrative, widely, on the morning of November 9, 2016. Donald Trump had been elected due to a movement of Americans who had felt … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: “Battling Rape Culture in the Locker Room of Society”

I find myself to be stuck somewhere between a loss for words and a racing mind. Where are we, truly, just as a people, when men (and women) are flagrantly excusing sexual assault — and more so, justifying it? Listen, … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: “Letter to My Future Son”

I write this guide to life in the event that I never get to tell my future son myself.  My darling boy, I have so many thoughts, I don’t know where to begin. There is a lot going on in … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: “Untitled”

In the aftermath of the most deadly mass shooting in our nation’s history, we have reached peak hypocrisy in America. Nightmarishly, in the early hours of Sunday morning, a gunman entered a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and opened fire … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: FEBRUARY 2016 – “The Significance of Black This, Black That: for People Stuck on Stupid”

“There shouldn’t be a Black History Month. We’re Americans. Period. That’s it.” From the moment we begin our grade school circuit of history courses, we’re taught a “wide-ranging” curriculum of American history. The Reconstruction Era, Western Expansion, FDR’s New Deal, … Continue reading

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Signed Sirelle: JANUARY 2016 – “Letter to Obama”

Dear Mr. President, I could not be more ecstatic that your presidency is coming to an end. You see, I voted for you twice. And if not for that damned 22nd Amendment, I would certainly be voting for you again. … Continue reading

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