Richard Scott Brookshire III is a queer Haitian-American writer and political commentator whose work focuses on race, queer identity and politics. A former combat medic and Army Veteran, Richard is a graduate of Fordham University and holds an M.P.A. in Urban Politics & Governance from Columbia University. His work has been featured in Complex, theGrio and Huffington Post Black Voices. He is the co-host of Reparations Podcast - a bi-weekly conversation deconstructing racial pathology in American popular culture. @rsbnyc on instagram and twitter.