Tag: racism

two weeks later + i do not accept the “new normal”

two weeks ago, i was ready to pull an all-nighter. i had my wine, my popcorn, my twitter feed up on my phone, my tv tuned into the all-night swedish news, and my computer screen streaming nbc. i was ready for an epic night and the first woman president of the united states of america…

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If I stay silent, then I’m an oppressor too

I’ve watched both of the videos. The ones where police, in two different states, shoot two black men within 24 hours. Two black men, who for all intents and purposes, we’re not posing a risk or a threat in either situation. It’s fucking sick. And, I have to say, that after I watched Miss Reynolds..

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when i called the african methodist episcopal zion church home

there was a time, my friends, that i called the african methodist episcopal zion church (AMEZ)  my home. and i am so proud to say that. that’s right. little ole white american girl me was a member of a passionate, inspiring, welcoming, enlightening, life-changing AMEZ community for about four years. if you know anything about me,..

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