Tags » Systemic Injustice

Personal Account of Lovin', Romancin', and Datin' in Current Times of Systemic Injustice

The question that was posed to the panel put a lump in my throat:

“In the Black / African American community, can a long term relationship be successful when the husband is less educated and makes less money?” 918 more words

Lifestyle

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot

 

Refugees. Trafficking. Race. I know it’s a lot, and I do hesitate and second guess myself a gazillion times before posting yet another thing to challenge how we engage with the world around us, but Dr Seuss just keeps playing over & over in my head: 182 more words

Justice

Not Another Privileged White Woman Whining...

My number one concern with starting this blog has been about whether I would end up sounding like another white woman whining about a few hard months in a long life of privilege. 480 more words

Poverty

The pain pills saga

The dentist prescribed ibuprofen 800s and, for me to take at night if the toothache became severe, Hydrocodon-Acetaminoph 7.5-325.  This is a narcotic.  “Pain pills.” 598 more words

Homelessness

Prison Abolition

Short one today, because Flint’s crisis has exhausted every last bit of my brainpower.

In general, prison should have five goals, as described by criminologist… 163 more words

What the System's Vision for Your Child's Education Really Looks Like

There are moments at the beginning of every year when I wish that I could just sit down with parents and walk them through the harrowing process that is known as Elementary Education in the state of Oklahoma. 1,386 more words

Christian Prejudice: Finding Answers to a Shameful Problem

What are we supposed to do?

A friend of mine, Kyle West, posed this question to me in response to a blog post about racism in my community. 700 more words

Social Justice