Tag Archives: when the media gets it wrong

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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Supremacy, not privilege

There are so many disturbing aspects to the recent outcome of the former Stanford student, Brock Turner’s brutal attack on a young woman. That the rapist received light consequences, considering the vileness of his crime. That the judge seemed more … Continue reading

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365 days and counting

Just a quick post here and one that I should have done last week. Last Tuesday, April 14 2015, marked one year since the schoolgirls in Nigeria were taken. They are still missing. While much of the world’s ADD focus … 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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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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Do The Right Thing, America

It’s certainly no longer breaking news that there is an immigration crisis, or rather refugee crisis, here in the United States. As a bilingual English/Spanish social worker, this issue is immensely important to me and so I wanted to throw … Continue reading

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Trauma, numbness and Nigeria

Over a month ago I posted about the hundreds of adolescent girls in Nigeria who were kidnapped. And I haven’t posted since. Mainly because, unfortunately I have to admit, the story hasn’t been on the news as much and so, … Continue reading

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