800 square foot luxury apartments.
Teachers who can’t teach.
Celebs who bragged about their wealth (especially during the pandemic).
History books that were written prior to 2020.
Media who don’t call homegrown terrorists, terrorists.
The gentrification of cultural foods.
Racism disguised as religion or conservatism.
Sprite commercials that make no sense.
Arbitrary bi-racial couples in every commercial.
Supporters of incompetent leadership.
Competing chicken sandwiches, when we all know who the winner is.
Category 6 hurricanes.
Kevin Hart Ted Talks disguised as standup comedy.
Karens and Kyles.
Turtles disguised as Senate Majority Leaders.
Russian assets disguised as Republican Senators.
Influencers who are not influential.
Oversized eyeglasses that are worn by political commentators.
The erasure of Afro-Latinos.
Jokes about not knowing what mesothelioma is. You should know by now.
Talking about how much ass you eat.
The word minority.
Shaming your kids on social media.
Lyrics that lack poetry.
Using the crying and skeleton emojis for a joke that was eh.
Stealing an election.
Vegans who make food look like meat.
Candles that smell like some famous person’s pussy.
School to prison pipeline.
Using LOL to end every text or Whatsapp conversation.
People who ugly cry at the start of a Tik Tok video.
Linda Nieves-Powell is a professional writer and a member of the Writers Guild East. Her novel “FreeStyle” is published by Simon and Schuster, her short story, “The Fly Ass Puerto-Rican Girl from the Stapleton Projects” is published by Akashic Books. In 2013, Linda was commissioned by Procter and Gamble to write the “Nueva Latina” monologues, a stage play for Orgullosa, the company’s social media brand. Her award-winning play, “Yo Soy Latina” has performed at over 400 colleges in the U.S, off-Broadway, and at the Tony-award winning regional theater company Crossroads. Her full-length screenplay “Six of Me”, was a semi-finalist at the Sundance Screenwriting Lab. Linda is currently developing her screenplay, “Idalis and Selenis Go Freestyle”.