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Normal vs ‘non-normal’

A ‘normal’ person goes to a grocery store and they walk down the aisle. They reach up, they squat down. They don’t need to ask for assistance. 1,035 more words

The Challenges

Morning Mashup 09/01

We are kicking off September and Labor Day with a new edition of Morning Mashup. If you are like my wife and have today off from work, rest up! 490 more words

Morning Mashup

Privileged? - Part 1: Power-trip, Guilt-trip

I received this test recently and upon reviewing it, I was enlightened and yet was provoked by it as well. I got some questions about this. 278 more words

Race

Post-Grad Affirmations

Grad School Orientation was a great introduction to my specific study and a chance to mingle and interact with my peers. We are the first cohort to have a shared first experience of a two-day orientation. 419 more words

What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege

The phrase “white privilege” is one that rubs a lot of white people the wrong way. It can trigger something in them that shuts down conversation or at least makes them very defensive.

http://alittlemoresauce.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/what-my-bike-has-taught-me-about-white-privilege/

What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege

What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege.

This seemed an appropriate ‘share,’ especially given some of the bikers in our household. Great analogy on what it means to be privileged or not.

Racism

Michaela Thorley

Today is Sunday, and that always means grocery shopping. I was having a hard time coming up with examples of secondary discourses that I participate (or try to participate) in, but while looping repetitively around the produce section of Wegman’s—a major Syracuse grocery store—I realized that this Sunday ritual itself is part of an attempt to participate in a secondary discourse. 342 more words

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