Do you ever wonder what the Twitter accounts of historical figures would look like if they were alive today? How many followers would they have? Who would love them or hate them? Would they even be a Twitter user? I don’t mean the fake accounts that exist to post quotes from the past. I mean … Continue reading America: Whose Country Do We Celebrate
Black Lives Matter: Being a White Ally
When I was growing up, our family generally ate healthy food. I distinctly remember the days when my dad came home with a box of Little Debbie cakes or a giant bag of potato chips. He would eat the entire box or bag in one sitting. Those were sad days for me because our pantry … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: Being a White Ally
Black Lives Matter: I Will Always Be White
Race is currently a hot topic, and I am a white woman married to a black man. Needless to say, I regularly learn new aspects of my whiteness, sometimes on a daily basis. The majority of the time, I learn new things simply by existing alongside my husband. Occasionally, he directly speaks to a blind … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: I Will Always Be White
Black Lives Matter: Confession of Whiteness
The timing of a post like this is always difficult to discern, but I think it’s important that I publicly state that black lives matter and confess some aspects of my whiteness. I live and was raised in the deep south, and growing up, I never really understood the extent of racism that still permeates … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: Confession of Whiteness
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