Malik Saaka is a musician and community organizer based in Brooklyn, @sxylk on Twitter and Instagram.
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Ed Buck’s reign of terror reflects how little we care for Black gay men.
The United States government has given only one $1,200 check to people in need during the coronavirus crisis. To fill in the gaps, people have used platforms like GoFundMe.
Already hurt by the closing of Backpage and other sites where they could practice sex work safely, sex workers face all new challenges under COVID isolation.
Today there are many Black queer artists creating in isolation, consciously (or not) documenting their progression through this pandemic where previous generations couldn’t.
Pandemics impact subcultures in ways that necessitate immediate and structureless change. Brooklyn’s nightlife is no exception, and artists of color have to adjust like everyone else.