Writing by j.n.deloach
Read selected essays, blog posts, and stories that I’ve worked on below.
Articles and Blog Posts
‘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.
Stories and Short Essays
Go-Go Taught Me How to Dance. Written by Jordan DeLoach. Published in MelaNation issue 2: the music edition, pp. 19 - 22.
The Intro: a brief introduction to the role of music in Black liberation. Written by Jordan DeLoach as the introduction to MelaNation issue 2: the music edition, pp. 3 - 4.
© JORDAN N. DELOACH 2019