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Some clarity

I have been getting a glimmer of signal that allows me to check up on the blog or do social media. I picked the blog, but a did get to look at Facebook once last night. 190 more words

Musing

September Discussion - We Were Liars

September Discussion – We Were Liars by E.Lockhart

Be Warned – Spoilers Ahead!

We Were Liars by E.Lockhart was a novel that raised some strong feelings from us as we read it.  1,429 more words

Young Adult

aka Multiple Jeopardy

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Once again, gay men have won an important victory. Facebook backed down at warp speed when drag queens began complaining about their real name policy, even though they’ve been arrogant enough to ignore — and even ridicule — complaints about privacy from the general public. 166 more words

Social Movements

Some generational privilege is okay, even economically beneficial

It’s been months since I have posted.  There’s been the same ongoing talk about the minimum wage and how it’s harder and harder for most people to make it.   158 more words

Inequality

Got To Be A Joker He Just Do What He Please

Bon après midi gens du monde!  Good afternoon people of the world!

Well, here it is.  Tonight marks another sunset on one more beautiful week in Bamako.   1,017 more words

Africa

Defining Racism- Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black is a television series based out of a women’s prison in New York. The show has been a huge success with people raving about how it is entertaining, pulls at the heart strings, but also addresses many of the stereotypes in our everyday society. 352 more words

Asian Privilege

Don’t know if you’ve seen Jon Stewart’s interview with Bill O’Reily but it’s definitely worth a watch. They address white privilege and Bill starts off saying “if there’s white privilege, there has to be Asian privilege because Asians make more money than whites.” He goes on to insinuate that in fact Asian privilege is worse than white privilege. 61 more words

Asian