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I Was Harassed Today (or, This is Trump's United States)

While having lunch at The Picket Fence Restaurant and Gift Shop in Clute, Texas, with my mom today, I was harassed by a (White) middle-aged man and his family for wearing this Pro Equality t-shirt. 729 more words

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Increasing Budgets, Empty Rooms, and Missing Representatives

As a graduate of Brazosport College and as a citizen who pays taxes to the Brazosport College Taxing District, I enjoy keeping up with some of its activities when/where possible. 482 more words

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Everyday Racism in America MicroBlogs

The following is a compilation of thoughts (so-named microblogs) that I live tweeted during MSNBC’s special program tonight, Everyday Racism in America. Please take a look! 600 more words

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Notes on: "They" as a Gender

Just as with countless other words in English and in other languages, the word “they” does not have any one meaning, nor is its meaning fixed in time. 404 more words

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The President and History

Donald Trump is clearly unusually dangerous to the United States and to the World. He, his family, and his Republican allies are openly destroying important aspects of democracy. 399 more words

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Representations, Identities and Experiences, and Acting

Frequent and important discussions occur on the topic of privileged performers playing non-privileged people. For example, all too often a cis-gender person plays a trans person, a heterosexual person plays a non-heterosexual person, an able-bodied person plays a disabled person, and a person racialized as White plays a non-White person. 309 more words

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