What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Do you know these people?

Farrokh Bulsara
Jerome Silberman
Brain Hugh Warner
McKinley Morganfield
Archibald Alexander Leach
Norma Jean Mortensen
Henry John Deutschendorf
Reginald Kenneth Dwight
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr
Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Bongo Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam

Maybe these names are more familiar?

Freddie Mercury
Gene Wilder
Marilyn Manson
Muddy Waters
Cary Grant
Marilyn Monroe
John Denver
Elton John
Snoop Dogg

A name can be a funny thing.
The association we make with it is funnier.
Just one more label.
One more stereotype.
One more form of control.
Break free,
Make a name for yourself.

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