Roots ISH

Roots ISH

09.26.19
Artwork created by Teo Ducot
09.26.19

On Roots ISH, Nyge goes on a spooky slave plantation tour with his dad and gets revenge for Nat Turner. Then Merk gets a “communist” buzzcut and uncovers her parents’ past with the Vietnam War.


Getting Revenge for Nat Turner

(Courtesy of Nyge Turner)

When Nyge was in his late teens, his dad surprised him by taking him on his first slave plantation tour. To make matters worse, apart from the bus driver and a single employee on the plantation, there was not a single black person in sight! Here is the story of how he got his revenge for Nat Turner.

Buzz About the Buzz(Cut)

(Courtesy of Emma / Nagi Hair)

What does one simple haircut have to do with freedom, acceptance, and communism? Basically, everything if you’re Merk who gets a buzzcut and learns a lesson about her parents’ pasts with the Vietnam War — and her own independence.


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