I Grew Up in a Racist Town, and I Never Even Knew It

I grew up in a small town in California, and like most blind, white people, I thought racism was solved. I was aware that occasionally individuals would say mean things about POC, but I assumed that was few and far between. I believed that being cruel wouldn't get you anywhere in life. Looking at our …

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I Have Been Silent

I've been trying to write this for six months, but I put it off over and over, thinking that it probably wasn't the time. Six months ago was the time. A year ago was the time. It's always been the time. But I have been silent. Five years ago I was silent about politics. I …

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Blogging Everyday in July|Celebrity Distractions

Have you heard about all the beef going down between Taylor Swift, Kanye, and Kim Kardashian?  I guess they're in a fight.  Why do we care?  Because they're famous.  Because it gives us something to focus on.  Because we don't want to focus on the conflicts in our own lives.  We need a distraction.  We …

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