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Jenny from the Block and Misogyny

 I was warned not to go. I should have listened. However I enjoy Jennifer Lopez. I have been a fan since her Fly Girl days. So despite my better … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Showing up

Standing in the doorway of the Value Market I did not expect to be warm. The constant opening of the doors and attic wind chill blasts might have had something … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment


As I  sit in this hipsteriffic micro-roastery and espresso bar, I notice I am the only person of color in here. This has become so normal in my experience, that … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Eyes Wide Shut

Malcolm X warned us with these words. For people of color in my friend circles on social media, this has certainly come to pass. The Grammy awards last night featured … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 5 Comments

Having Tea with Fear

I was afraid of Thriller. Yes that one. I was born in 1980, and my parents were then and are now liberal activists/religious conservatives. That meant I pretty much got … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 3 Comments

American Sniping

After making the case that Chris Kyle lied, and told lies often, I got into trouble. When faced with the truth about Chris Kyle, his fans go berserk, full on … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Comparison Makes the Heart grow…

I have been thinking on comparison recently. Meditating on it to be more exact. It can lead to feelings of sadness, anger, jealousy, rage, superiority or even hopelessness. It is … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

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