After the Charlottesville tragedy, Beetle suddenly becomes Unapologetically Black, or “UAB.” However, as time passes and they experience more and more hate, Beetle’s UAB slowly turns into UAO: Unapologetic Outrage.
“I have never felt right in or at-home in my skin. And, up until two years ago, the stupid and numb version of me would apologize for that. But then Charlottesville happened, and for the first time in my life, I became Unapologetically Black.”
Watch the video below of Beetle performing their story, which debuted at Black Stories Matter: Truth to Power on June 21, 2019.
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