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Addressing the #BlackLivesMatter Counter-Narrative

Let’s acknowledge my privilege status before we begin: I’m a heterosexual, cisgender, able-bodied, non-Black minority American. This means that, quite literally, 90% of the problems disadvantaged individuals face are things that I will never experience first-hand myself. 631 more words

Challenges

Freedom!

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal…life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” Thomas Jefferson

What a wonderful time for our nation as we witnessed a milestone in our legal system which just enabled more citizens to embrace a long with-held freedom. 205 more words

Embrace Life

En vise om kinabarna (2013)

“En vise om kinabarna” (“A song about the chinese children”) (2013)

Fineliner on paper (A3)

An illustration of the poem with the same title by the Norwegian socialist poet Rudolf Nilsen, known for writing about the working class and social differences in Norway in the early 1900’s.

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En vise om kinabarna II (2013)

“En vise om kinabarna” (“A song about the chinese children”) (2013)

Collage, fine liner and markers on paper (A3)

An illustration of the poem with the same title by the Norwegian socialist poet Rudolf Nilsen, known for writing about the working class and social differences in Norway in the early 1900’s.

Artwork

PSA: UK Election 2015

It’s that time again: with elections looming for the UK and being a strong advocate for making one’s voice heard at election time or shutting-yer-yap-because-you-didn’t-help (the general you… chill, Jo, I don’t mean you personally), I’m reminding people to get out there and VOTE. 744 more words

Education

My best friends...the beautiful flowers

Sometimes I just don’t want to know about my daughters day at school. It seems contrary to all good parenting advice but when I asked my six-year-old whether she had any friends the other day she told me she spends her outside social time at school talking to and looking at the “beautiful flowers”. 717 more words

Autism

Are some women more equal than others?

Are some women more equal than others?

Susmita Preetha

Happy International Women’s Day!” I cry excitedly to the first woman I meet in the morning: our cook, Shefali, as she brings a steaming cup of tea for me. 1,064 more words

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