Tag Archives: Anti-racism

My grief, your grief, our grief

This is a time for the white person to look the black person in the eye and know that she or he is hurting.

This is a time for the black person to look the white person in the eye and know that he or she is hurting.

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Baton Rouge woman arrested after alleged slaying of ex’s new girlfriend

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Names in the newsWhy Donna Edwards lost

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Don’t mess with the Easter bunny …

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Don’t mess with the Easter bunny …Anarchy in the streetsWhy Trump is winningThe stewardess took her shoes off and ranReturn of the drama queenAnd if he’d been white?

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Wolves in sheep’s clothing

I am at a difficult juncture.

My immediate material situation requires that, like never before in my life, I practice what I preach; care for myself; work in my own self-interest; be “here-now-can;” “keep the focus on me;” live by the Serenity Prayer.  These are what I counsel any poor person to do.  These are what I most emphatically now must do myself.

This entails dis-attending to all the current social turmoil.

It entails turning a deaf ear and blind eye to many messages, insistent messages, particularly coming from those who claim to have the best interests of the poor (like me) at heart.

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