Justice Ameer Gaines is a Black poet and community organizer based in Providence, RI. Xe is the Queer Justice Coordinator of Providence Youth Student Movement (PrYSM) and was a Grand Marshal of the 2019 Rhode Island Pride festival. Xyr work can be found in Glass Poetry Press, POETRY magazine, and The BreakBeat PoetsVol. 2: Black Girl Magic anthology. You can follow justice on Twitter at @thejusticeameer and on Instagram at @purpleistheoldblack.