Writing by j.n.deloach

Read selected essays, articles, and stories that I’ve worked on below.

 
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Mumble Sauce: Layer of Protection. Written by Jordan N. DeLoach. Published in Washington City Paper on September 12, 2019 about 22-year-old Afro-Latina poet, activist, and organizer Bianca Bonita Carter.

Mumble Sauce: Food is Care. Written by Jordan N. DeLoach. Published in Washington City Paper on August 22, 2019 about Provost, a new Black woman owned-and-run restaurant in Northeast.

Mumble Sauce: Sumn Bout Hair. Written by Jordan N. DeLoach. Published in Washington City Paper on August 15, 2019 about the joy, sacredness, and trauma associated with Black hair.

Mumble Sauce: The Magnificent World of Toni Lane. Written by Jordan N. DeLoach. Published in Washington City Paper on August 8, 2019 about Toni Lane, a Black bisexual artist with disabilities from DC who has lived an incredible life.

Mumble Sauce: Fat Is Not A Bad Word. Written by Jordan N. DeLoach. Published in Washington City Paper on August 1, 2019 about the beauty of fat Black people, including my grandmother.

Mumble Sauce: These Walls Can Talk. Written by Jordan N. DeLoach. Published in Washington City Paper on July 25, 2019 about Beverly Price, a Black DC-based photographer, and her parties at a secret Black museum in DC.

Mumble Sauce: The Block Is Hot. Written by Jordan N. DeLoach. Published in Washington City Paper on July 18, 2019 to highlight the state violence that Black folks in the DMV are organizing against.

 
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Will DC Police be Held Accountable for Sexually Assaulting Sex Workers? Written by Jordan DeLoach. Published in the DECRIMNOW blog on March 28, 2019 to demand accountability from MPD for their decades-long abuse against Black and brown people in the sex trades.

Decriminalizing Sex Work is a Matter of Survival. Written by Jordan DeLoach. Published in Truthout on March 2, 2019 to highlight the experiences of Black trans survival sex workers in DC.

'White Civil Rights' Aren’t a Thing: Why Black People Are Protesting Unite the Right 2. Written by Samantha Master and Jordan DeLoach. Published in The Root on August 10, 2018 in response to a white supremacist rally coming to DC.

#StopMPD: Too Many Cops, Too Little Justice. Written by Jordan DeLoach. Published on MelaNation's blog on June 15, 2018 in response to numerous cases of police brutality against Black people in the DC area.

Justice for Sadat: Immigration is a Black Issue and a Queer Issue. Written by Jordan DeLoach. Published on MelaNation's blog on February 27, 2018 in support of Black undocumented immigrants and Sadat Ibrahim, a gay Black man from Ghana who was detained by ICE.

Food Apartheid: DC Government Must Invest in Food for DC's Black Neighborhoods. Written by Dominique Hazard and Jordan DeLoach. Published on MelaNation's blog on October 7, 2017 as a part of a food justice blog series surrounding the Grocery Walk, a march to push for investments in healthy food access in DC's Wards 7 and 8.

If White Supremacists Hold a Rally in Your Hood. Written by Jordan DeLoach, Samantha Masters, and Darya Nicol. Published on MelaNation's blog on August 15, 2017 in response to the white supremacist and pro-fascist rally in Charlottesville, VA in August 2017.

Go-Go Taught Me How to Dance. Written by Jordan DeLoach. Published in MelaNation issue 2: the music edition, pp. 19 - 22.

 
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© JORDAN N. DELOACH 2019