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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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Cosby, the Patriarchy, Houser and White Supremacy

There have been articles going around recently that have left me super unsettled. As the accusations against Cosby kept coming, there were people who lambasted the accusers as being part of an orchestrated modern day lynching. There was also an … Continue reading

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Institutional Racism and White Supremacy – Not Just a Univ of Oklahoma Thing

I’ve finally unburied myself from the piles of snow left by a snowpocalyptic winter and resurfaced into this world. And now I wish I hadn’t. Seriously, for six or so weeks, I was quasi-ignorant to the news, politics and all the fun … Continue reading

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To me, this is just so wrong

“I’m a cop. If you don’t want to get hurt, don’t challenge me.” That is the title to a lovely piece by in the Washington Post by Sunil Dutta and as I read it, my jaw dropped. Seriously? There’s so much … Continue reading

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My brain is imploding part one: The Complexity of Oppression

I mentioned earlier that two weeks ago I went to an anti-racism training and my white privilege went unchecked for awhile. But ultimately I was able to (mostly) check it and I had a great experience that I am still … Continue reading

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