How Many Dead Black Bodies Does it Take to Make Anti-Racism Your New Year’s Resolution?

Photo Credit: Theo Ponchaveli

I have never liked New Year’s Resolutions. Not surprisingly, this year has only increased that disdain. Not only because COVID has announced in the UK “new year, new me,” but because this year, I have been resentfully privy to various performative, cringe-inducing, gratitude-pandering, social media testimonies by “woke” Christian, white progressives about how Black death and trauma have led to their…