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Marijuana Dispensaries: The New Liquor Stores?

As so often happens, I was reading an article in the Metro Times, one which advocated for marijuana dispensaries as legal business within the city of Detroit (and Michigan, in general).  562 more words

How to talk to your parents about police brutality.

Ever since Ferguson, I’ve been hopeful that we’re living in a historical turning point.  I keep thinking and hoping the greater culture is finally going to open up a bit, to acknowledge systemic oppression.   814 more words

Chains & Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson

Okay so I just discovered that Laurie Halse Anderson is actually NOT an author of color. She’s the author of Speak (I haven’t read it) as well as Chains (just read it) and Forge (just bought it). 165 more words

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