DW McKinney

DW McKinney is a Nevada-based writer. She loves gardening and admiring the sun. Say hello at

Black women are not listened to. Our needs are not met. We are dying because of this ignorance. Medical professionals are operating in an inherently racist system that provides opportunities for subconscious racial biases to pervade.
I used to calm my anxiety by telling myself that my fears were unrealistic, that my family was safe. Then the Austin bombings began.