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White Man Trying to Listen and Understand Ferguson and all that goes with it!

I’ve kept silent on the whole Ferguson situation … no tweets – no Facebook comments – no blogs – etc. I don’t want to talk or write about something that I don’t fully understand – that I don’t legitimately have all the facts to. 2,445 more words

America

Ferguson, revisited

A few months ago, I wrote a brief, seemingly half-assed post about the protests going on in Ferguson at the time, in response to the killing of Mike Brown by policeman Darren Wilson. 1,246 more words

Social Issues

Probably just another blog about Ferguson. Or maybe not.

I refuse to contribute to the hot air being released by various media outlets and individuals, and I will not contribute biased, opinionated malarkey to the conversation surrounding the Ferguson protests. 821 more words

'Black Lives Matter' protest will see Calgarians support Ferguson

As a South Sudanese woman living in Calgary, Nyabuoy Gatbel says she and her siblings have experienced racism and can understand first-hand what the people of Ferguson, Missouri are going through. 384 more words

Local News

On fictional wish fulfillment and ethics

“but what if the cop is there, and there are five criminals, and it’s a shoot-out, and” stop writing a fantasy where you shoot five people…

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Fiction

Caught in the middle

I tend to find myself caught in the middle of many political and culture issues. I think it’s an inevitable outcome of always striving to understand all sides of an argument. 1,256 more words

Ramblings/random Thoughts

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I don’t know what to say.

— Roxane Gay (@rgay) November 25, 2014

Twenty-first Century