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Freedom - SB Gamble

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” 

Toni Morrison

As a black man with some semblance of awareness, standing in the face of innumerable social forces, systematic racial oppression, mass incarceration and economic despair, I find myself often preoccupied with the idea of freedom. 851 more words

Shine the Light

A lot of emotion has been displayed in the aftermath of unfortunate events that have transpired these past few weeks. There have been protests and marches. 1,431 more words

Current Events

Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message

CLEVELAND (AP) — They don’t like to be called white supremacists. The well-dressed men who gathered in Cleveland’s Ritz-Carlton bar after Donald Trump’s speech accepting the Republican nomination for president prefer the… 8 more words


Grammar Oppression

An MF writer (Melissa A. Fabello) at Everyday Feminism chimes in today with Why Grammar Snobbery Has No Place in the Movement. She means a social justice movement, not a bowel movement. 620 more words

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Roseburg and Political Language

Roseburg, work in progress by Ginger Dayle, presented by New City Stage Company through July 31st.

I saw Roseburg a couple weeks ago, but am drawn back to it (indeed, so forcefully that I’ve set up a whole blog!) because a number of articles I’ve read lately have me thinking about the politicization of language and its impact on plays and theatre audiences. 1,374 more words