Brittany King

Mizzou alumna. Writer. When I'm not writing I'm crafting my perfect house via HGTV or baking chocolate chip cookies.

5 Things You Learn About Your BF After Spending The Holidays With Him

I have known my boyfriend for four years. Before he was my boyfriend, he was my best friend. I swore I knew everything there was to know about him and I think he'd agree. So when he invited me to spend Thanksgiving with him and his family after findi…
By Brittany King

Why Ignoring Incidents Of Racism Will Only Silence Black Voices

On Tuesday night at around 8 pm, I got a call from my best friend about a threat being made to students on the University of Missouri campus, via the popular anonymous social media app, Yik Yak. For the next four hours, we watched our Twitter timelin…
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The Unique Outrage Of Excusing Racism By Saying 'I Have A Black Friend'

In case you missed it, on Monday, a video surfaced of a policeman in Columbia, South Carolina dragging and pulling a black student from her desk as her classmates and teacher watched. Almost immediately, conversation and speculation swirled around th…
By Brittany King