Do You Have Any Red Flags?

When I divorced and began socializing and dating, I began to develop some red flags.  By red flags, I mean…

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Snippets and Being Present

What to you write about when you’re thinking and functioning in sound bites instead of focused analysis?  I had a…

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Basic Assumptions for Racism

Author James Forman Jr. discussed his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow…

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Shades of Gray

How hard is it to live in a black and white world with no shades of gray?  Especially if that…

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De Jure Racism Became De Facto Racism (Pacific NW)

Segregation in the southern United States was custom, policy and law.  Overturning the laws transformed racism from de jure segregation…

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Unwelcome Behavior

“When somebody continues to open our old wounds on purpose, they must be told that their behavior is no longer…

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“Writing Is Always Some Type of Interpretation,” Ta-Nehisi Coates

I am still listening to Ta-Nehisi Coates and just got to “Fear of a Black President.” President Barack Obama is…

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Running While Black (Michael Bennett)

The Las Vegas Police Union Goes in the Gutter to Attack Michael Bennett:  The Las Vegas Police Protective Association’s letter to…

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