Tag Archives: white privilege

Rules of Engagement

So one of the things I’ve been working through during the last couple days is trying to define and clarify the boundaries around when to speak up and when to be silent. Because, however-much I admire the determined stance voiced … Continue reading

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Hate On, Haters

I’m gon be who I be And I don’t feel no faults For all the lies that you bought You can try as you may Break me down when I say That it ain’t up to you Gon on do … Continue reading

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Shake Your Booty

The MTV VMAs are tonight. (Actually, for all I know, the online streaming red carpet/pre-show thing is probably happening even as I type.) I won’t be watching them¬†live (True Blood finale!), but in some perverse attempt to pretend I’m still … Continue reading

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Raising My Hand

Last night when I was writing about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, I toyed with the notion of posting links to some of my¬†favorite videos of celebrities doing the challenge. I decided against it for a number of reasons — … Continue reading

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A Little of that Human Touch

Ain’t no mercy on the streets of this town Ain’t no bread from heavenly skies Ain’t nobody drawin’ wine from this blood It’s just you and me tonight Tell me in a world without pity Do you think what I’m … Continue reading

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On Modulations and Tone

(Quick hit: another proposal due tomorrow, and also much in the way of packing/preparing for the house-sitter. Still, since these grounds will be semi-fallow for a stretch of time, I am compelled to put something up, even if it’s more … Continue reading

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Exposing the Vein of Hatred

(Trigger warning: rape, murder, talking about violent images though not using them.) One of the things so powerful to me about the #YesAllWomen conversation that has been taking place in the weeks since the Isla Vista killings, is the ways … Continue reading

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