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I’m a Prepper and Yet Even I Wasn’t Fully Ready for What Life in a Pandemic Would Bring

As someone who prepares for emergency situations, I already had the supplies and ammunition. What I wasn't prepared for, however, was the existential question of who I was.

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I’m a Black Prepper. This Is What Freedom Means to Me.

I don’t harbor fantasies of being free myself. A free world for Black people must be created from scratch and, even in a best-case scenario, there will be no place for me once that bitter and bloody work is done.