Category Social Justice

2017

When I first started writing and performing, I was at the pinnacle of my pain. I wasn’t eating right. I wasn’t thinking right. And most of all, I wasn’t¬†choosing happiness. What most, if not all, people at my shows didn’t realize was that they were saving me from my isolation. I couldn’t explain how it […]

Abet Speaks: For the Sake of Hope.

Last Saturday I met a woman at work. She walked into the office, hair wrapped, glasses sitting on the tip of her nose. She asked me if she could speak to my boss.¬†Her voice sounded weak. Not weak as in sleep-deprived, but weak as in “Lord, do I have problems to tell.” I told her […]

Abet Speaks: about racial intolerance.

Back in March I wrote a piece called the “Downside of Unofficial.” Just recently I decided to start up a new Youtube channel to upload my pieces onto. This is the first piece that I’m showcasing. I figure, why wait to perform at various shows when the internet has become a legit stage for artists […]