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Tryin’ To Survive

  Ain’t no question Young ones losing lives Racial profiling is corrupting Bringing really dark times Flippin’ through the news Another teen dies From another hate crime Stats going up high And that’s the facts I’m not gonna lie Bullet holes that can’t close Blood drippin' down their back Mama’s prayin’ and sayin’ Please bring... Continue Reading →

Racism Benefits Me

I Have Benefitted from Racism I am a White woman entering middle age. I consider myself liberal and progressive. I have never considered myself racist. I was raised to be loving and accepting. I thought that was enough. I was never taught or told three little words that shattered my world once I realized their truth.... Continue Reading →

Get Out and Vote!

When once a Republic is corrupted, there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil. -Thomas Jefferson The most important thing we can post this week is just to encourage you to get out... Continue Reading →

Hijabi

I should have known that something was up when my brother-from-another-mother, Lee, asked me if I wanted to go for a hike.  He was busy with his growing family and I was absorbed in my efforts to resist the new Trump administration. However, we were both training for a big hiking trip at Philmont Scout... Continue Reading →

We Must Do Better

"The impact of cancer lingers well after treatment ends. It affects relationships and emotional health. There is no happy ending when a doctor says remission." (- Petrina Hamm) Yesterday I spent a lot of time scrolling through my friend's facebook page after hearing she'd passed away. My frenzied eyes scanned every word, my brain repeated... Continue Reading →

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