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On fandom and social justice and insincerity.

I’ve been so frustrated with the state of social-justice-minded pop culture blogs (and websites) lately. And by lately, I mean for a long, long time. The overall tone has become bitterness and cynicism. 655 more words

A Homegirl Reflecting on Charlotte Uprising — tressiemc

I have watched many cities burn over the past two years. I cried over Ferguson. I cried over Baltimore. But there’s nothing like seeing your hometown on social media with a hashtag.

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Burn Thirsty

Some

mark their days

with a coolness

indifferent to everything –

okay.

Some people are content enough

with their discontent,

with the way things are less than what they could be. 27 more words

Life

Michael Simms: Counting the Fallen

A boy playing with a BB gun is killed by the police who say he matched the description of a robbery suspect. A man with his hands up is shot dead by the police who say that he didn’t follow their orders. 537 more words

Social Justice

Margaret Walker: Dark Blood

There were bizarre beginnings in old lands for the making
of me. There were sugar sands and islands of fern and
pearl, palm jungles and stretches of a never-ending sea. 196 more words

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