Your Prayers are Now Empty – A Parable — FAKEQUITY

You prayed “Help us end this racial strife. Help us find peace.” What I heard between your prayers was “help me go back to my version of normal, where I can feel ‘safe.’” Your safety is not my concern. You are safe. You are safely isolated from the experiences of others. But if you must […]…

35 thoughts about being a white woman in america. 3 facts. 2 end notes.

i have no valid opinion based on the experience of being black to speak about. as a white american, i am used to having my opinion heard, and used to taking for granted how my experience informs my opinions. experience and opinions are distinctly different. so are opinions and facts. i must learn the difference….

What Is It Like Being Black in America with Mental Illness and How Do We Treat It? Nia Patterson with Alishia McCullough

The Body Trauma Podcast is a project created by Nia Patterson. She is a beautiful, original recovering woman of color. Learn more about her, and support her work via Patreon, at TheFriendINeverWanted.com, and listen to her here in her most recent interview with #AmplifyMelanatedVoices cofounder and therapist, Alishia McCullough (@blackandembodied, IG) on What Is It…

What Can We Do to Weaken Privilege? by Elise M. Edwards

What Can We Do to Weaken Privilege? by Elise M. Edwards What Can We Do to Weaken Privilege? by Elise M. Edwards — Read on feminismandreligion.com/2019/06/14/what-can-we-do-to-weaken-privilege-by-elise-m-edwards/ These are conditions built into our culture that some groups receive which benefit them to the detriment of others. Making privilege visible means naming it and calling it out. Wage…

Stop demonizing black youth.

And if you’re white, ask yourself if the privilege of taking your child’s safety for granted blinds you to your ethical responsibility of speaking up.

Wild Wisdom IS Social Justice

Wild Wisdom is about trusting inner, authentic soul, and instinct. TO GET THERE, one must take on the Real Work of deprogramming our persona wounds. One major form of this are the societal rules and roles to which we unconsciously subscribe. In doing so, our power of choice is limited. When we do our own…

How will you…

…be the change? “Self-respect and honor cannot be protected by others.  They are for each individual himself or herself to guard.” “It is the law of love that rules mankind.  Had violence, i.e., hate ruled us, we should have become extinct long ago.  And yet the tragedy of it is that the so-called civilized men…

Black Podcasts on #Ferguson and Police Brutality

Originally posted on Spaceship Dreaming:
I created this post to put a collection of podcast that have covered and are currently covering the information on Michael Brown, Ferguson, and police brutality in general. I thought it was important to share this information and get different perspectives of what is “real people” are saying about Ferguson…

Ferguson and Patience for the Appalled.

Originally posted on Stacia L. Brown:
Photo: Twitter, from a #NMOS14 protest in Washington, DC Be patient with those of us who are appalled. We thought we had been striding toward some progress, thought our education and integrity, our intellect and analysis were meaningful. We studied history, believed we understood all the ways in which…