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One for Parents

I’m not a parent so forgive me if it’s arrogant of me to offer advice on parenting but hear me out.

I’m a white girl, born in Scotland.   797 more words


On Detroit

“Motherfuck a Robocop.”

When I first heard Dopehead blurt this in late 2013 I didn’t know if he was dismissing the remake arriving the following spring, or the… 1,424 more words



** In the wake of the marches on Charlottesville, Virginia on August 11th and 12th I have decided to write about my journey (still in progress) of divesting myself of whiteness, and some of the things I’ve learned along the way. 1,074 more words

Social Justice

Is our President a racist?

Is our President a racist?  I am not sure.  I don’t think he has any real ideology except love of himself and whatever benefits himself.  You can’t characterize him as an Objectivist because even if you buy into the myth that an individual can create majestic things if left unfettered, Trump is incapable of creating anything.  436 more words

Why Do People Insist on Using 'Race'

Some of you know I have been on a crusade to eliminate the use of the word race outside scientific discourse, because of its erroneous and pernicious hand in ethnic prejudice. 503 more words

Yet Uncategorized

Slavery in Black and White

HBO’s planned drama series, Confederate sparked a fierce backlash organized by April Reign, creator of the Twitter campaign #OscarsSoWhite. During a recent tweetstorm, I, well, tweeted up a storm. 517 more words

Civic Engagement

A Red Jordan Sneaker

As the whole world now knows, yesterday in Charlottesville, a man plowed his car into a crowd of people. Several people quickly posted videos from the scene. 193 more words