Tag Archives: institutional oppression

BoldeR

I could start this post by asking, why do liberal white women ignore white supremacy? But the answer lies in the question. It’s because of white supremacy. White supremacy breeds arrogance and entitlement in us too. Case in point is … Continue reading

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Full of ire, don’t lose your fire

CN (Content Note): This post talks about suicide and forms of oppression. Please consider this and the impact it may have on you. If you are feeling very depressed or suicidal, please seek help. This is a personal blog only, … Continue reading

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Over It: The Oppression Olympics

Down in Rio, the 2016 Summer Olympics are underway. Meanwhile, in Cyber Land, another type of Olympics are well underway and have been for decades. These would be the Oppression Olympics, a “competition” of sorts in which groups of oppressed … Continue reading

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On Moms

So Mother’s Day has come and gone, for this year. I was with my mom all this past weekend and the one before so I was a wee bit busy with my real-deal mother and didn’t have time to post … Continue reading

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When we no longer justify violence then we can know peace

What happened in Paris on Friday is disturbing, depressing, devastating and terrifying. It’s enough to make anyone feel terror and outrage. When the unthinkable happens, it’s normal to have all different feelings and thoughts, whether they be anger, horror, grief … Continue reading

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A Privileged White Girl Talks Police and Why White People Don’t Get It

It’s been awhile, I know! But I’m back to discuss the most recent incident of police brutality against young people of color, particularly young African Americans.. Of course I’m talking about the black high school student in South Carolina who was brutally … Continue reading

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Surfing the tides of the media

Sitting in my living room or on my bed, I’ve heard and seen many awful stories recently. In the past week alone, I watched people trapped on a mountain top in Iraq rush a helicopter to get to safety. ‘But where … Continue reading

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