We’re in the time of the year where Christmas music is piped throughout retail stores, there is an abundance of cream of mushroom soup and fried onions on shelves, and rotten pumpkins are festering on porches: It’s the holidays, y’all! The holidays are also known for gatherings with family, and boy are those gatherings fraught… Read More Talk To Your Relatives!
The reluctance to attack racists — white or black — suggests a limitation to how far to push one’s cultural capital, particularly when it seems that a constant deluge of racism in the news is numbing people to its devastating affects. … Read More About Staying Inside of Your Lane
Racism will die off with old people. The fact that racism has spanned all of American history — and before the United States was officially that — shows that this is false. The statement also forfeit’s responsibility for tackling racism in its current forms in society, tasking future generations to take it on. I don’t… Read More Supposedly Progressive Statements That Need to Die
Around the beginning of February, my mom said that she would surprise me with a birthday gift in the mail — something practical that I would love. For many years, birthday (and Christmas) lists have been the way for our family to communicate our gift wants, and this was the first year in ages that… Read More Thank You, Mom.