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Kimani

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Favorite Writer: Zora Neale Hurston

Favorite sex scene: The first one in "If Beale Street Could Talk" I love the way Barry Jenkins portrays intimate moments.

(Not so) Hidden Talent: I am a visual artist, I paint and draw.


Kimani Leftridge is currently an Anthropology and Sociology major at Spelman College. Kimani loves writing and talking about politics, they have aspirations of becoming a college professor and continuing to work in the field of journalism. If they are not writing, they can be found organizing, involved in political discourse, reading or painting. In addition to being a writer, Kimani is also a visual artist whose pieces often have the same subject matter as their writings

Posts By: Kimani Leftridge

Lack of Leadership in COVID Response Costs American Lives

In just 18 months, two million lives have been lost to the novel strain of coronavirus. Throughout this entire nightmare, people have become comfortable with placing all blame on those who have remained wary and suspicious of the information relayed by the CDC and other agencies. But the responsibility is not theirs to carry alone. We continue to hurt ourselves by not acknowledging the lack of leadership from our government that has landed us here in the first place. Many of the responses to coronavirus precautions have been absurd. However, a glance at this country’s healthcare policies and some of the officials who push them will show that the US has leaned into absurdity long ago. Our healthcare system has been the lowest performing amongst other western countries like the… Read more »