There's a wordy meme that's been going around, the point of which is something to the effect of I won't think less of you because of who you vote for. My own husband shared this meme, and it's taken everything in me not to publicly reply to his post, Sorry, honey, but I disagree with … Continue reading Voting Is a Statement of Values
Because the past four years have effectively turned me into a political junkie, I just watched all four nights of the Democratic convention. All. Four. Nights. I recall seeing snippets of other conventions, the big speeches or such, but never before have I been inclined to consume this much political content at once. I should … Continue reading Ridin’ with Biden (there’s no other choice)
If I could stand up and say This Is My Right and receive in response agreement on that statement from all who consider it, then I would never need to explain or fight or beg. In this perfect world of imagination, every person would be born with the knowledge of the complete set of rights … Continue reading The Perfect World We Do Not Have
Transracial adoptee Angela Tucker recently penned an insightful, thought provoking blog post over at Lost Daughters, in which she dissects the experience of being told after a speaking engagement that she was the “Whitest Black person” an attendee knew. She says she hears this sort of thing often, and that she tries to give people … Continue reading Do You See What I See?