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Stupid Sh** Racists Say at the Post Office

Sigh. I have two or three blog drafts in my queue right now–about the election, about Standing Rock, about hair as a “text” for reading queerness… 413 more words

You probably overlooked this moment of the Trevor Noah V.S. Tomi Lahren debate

By now, most politically active people have seen the debate between Tomi Lahren and Trevor Noah on The Daily Show that took place last week. It was not a great debate. 495 more words

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Jasmine McCranely: Personal Stories

In the midst of bigotry and the uprising of anti-political correctness, I remember the revelatory moments of my childhood and adolescent years. Microaggression’s are dominant factors within everyday conversations and give a sense of whiplash; the intense blank stare or feeling of discomfort that overcomes the body. 203 more words

Personal Stories

Daisy Murphy: Personal Story

I often see racism and micro-aggressions in customer service interactions. I have witnessed instances at grocery stores and clothing stores in which African American staff members are clearly treated with less patience and respect than their white co-workers. 52 more words

Personal Stories

The Sea of Time

“Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippiin’, into the future.” Fly Like An Eagle, lyrics by Steve Miller and Steve McCarty, ©1976.

For some reason those lyrics keep rolling through my mind as I try to compose a post or two for this blog. 669 more words

Jesus Christ

Microaggressions-A Short Primer

This writing project started as a series of Facebook posts directed towards my friends and family in the wake of the 2016 presidential election and the horrific displays of racism, sexism, discrimination and xenophobia that was left in its wake. 8,001 more words

Courage

Viewpoint: Microaggressions come in form of backhanded compliments

According to the Anti-Defamation League, the word “racism” is defined as “the belief that a particular race is superior or inferior to another; that a person’s social and moral traits are predetermined by his or her inborn biological characteristics.” 778 more words

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