Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric

Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric This post started as a comment in a thread about marginalized groups’ fears and concerns after the election. This post centers on race specifically and therefore only minimally, if at all, addresses the other troublesome things that Mr. Trump has said. Several people commented that they wish they…

Back to Africa

Back to Africa I told you that I didn’t ask to be here And you told me to go back to Africa Blind in ignorance Smug in privilege Your words betrayed your heart Bound by ignorance Gagged by privilege I had to bite my tongue I wanted to rage about my stolen history I wanted…

How to stand against racism: A primer for white people

Virtually every day, people of color (POC) feel like we must defend our personhood, our right to participate in the so-called “blessings of liberty” that are supposed to be secured for us in this nation’s Constitution, and even our ability to engage in the most basic levels of self-expression.  It’s tiring as crap when you…