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Dear friend,

 

The likelihood that your beautiful son will encounter racism in the future is most certain, and it will hit him just as hard as it has hit anyone else.

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Letters On The Common

Leaving Las Vegas: A hundred minute insult to sex workers everywhere

I dislike Leaving Las Vegas. It isn’t because it’s an unpleasant movie, as I’ve watched unpleasant movies before that, although I’ll never watch them again, I appreciate. 2,373 more words

Prejudice

Blacks As Accessories in Racial Terrorism

While our outward appearance showcases only a portion of our character, accessories work to showcase the concealed components of identity. Upon saying the word accessory most think of bracelets, watches, rings, scarves or some other tangible material good although contemporary society has depicted a transition from accessories as inanimate object to living thing. 1,615 more words

Social Commentary

Just because you are not interested in war does not mean that war is not interested in you.

For some people playing by the rules gets you precisely nowhere. You are taught, these are the rules, these are the moral boundaries, don’t be a nuisance to other people, get an education, work hard and everything will turn out right. 1,052 more words

Overheard at the University

Most of my writing has been regarding the impact of my spirituality and faith in my life.  This post is off topic.

I’ve been attending college (again!) for a week now and overheard two conversations that  really stuck out in my mind. 362 more words

Love

Prejudice Takes Many Forms

Fueled by Superstition, People Are Violently Attacking Albinos in Tanzania

By Samuel Oakford originally posted at Vice.com

 

 

August 27, 2014 | 6:15 pm

In the past month, a spate of violent attacks in Tanzania targeting people with albinism for their body parts has highlighted a morbid practice linked to witchcraft.

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Idealisticrebel

Size Bias. (A snippet from my book "Healer")

“Fat’ is usually the first insult a girl throws at another girl when she wants to hurt her. I mean, is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? 1,038 more words

Justice