Be Like Harriet

  Perhaps Alabama and Georgia should erase the border and become known as Geobama. A united land dedicated to backward-ass lawmaking and conservative thinking riddled in oppression and hypocrisy that permeates them both. Maybe I’m just some uppity northerner that doesn’t understand the south? I mean, my family is from the south—and now I understand... Continue Reading →

The Maloney Boloney

Alan Maloney is a garbage human. I really could just stop the piece there, but I will elaborate. In 2016, he got into an altercation with another ref and called him the n-word. Maloney was forced to undergo some sensitivity training but was not suspended. Perhaps he should have been. Fast forward to 2018. During... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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