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Tag Archives: racism
Why is Atlanta burning?
Originally posted on Charles write here:
When they ask you why Atlanta was burning last night, tell them it was an uprising. If you want a quick answer, you can quote the economist Thomas Piketty Every human society must justify…
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves, reblogged Tagged #BlackLivesMatter, injustice, justice, racism Leave a comment
A Southerner Speaks Out on the So-Called Confederate Flag
As an American who had ancestors who fought for the Confederacy and a Southerner whose family roots in the South go back for over 200 years, I am aware of the history of the Civil War, what led up to … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged America, Battle Flag, Civil War, heritage, losers, Nazis, racism, Rebel flag, symbols 6 Comments
I Won’t Keep Your Secrets Any Longer
One of the scariest stories I ever heard was told to me and several others at a child’s birthday party. Over the ringing bells and music of the indoor rides and video games. Across a b… Source: I Won’t … Continue reading
Posted in Doing Good Works, Rants and Raves Tagged family, racism, Secret, speaking out, white people 1 Comment
Why ALL LIVES MATTER is Beside the Point
Posted in General Sharing, Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged #alllivesmatter, #BlackLivesMatter, justice, living people, media, racism Leave a comment
How I’m learning to break my silence and fight racism
Here is a post from my new hero. And a Call to Action for all those who claim to worship a God who IS Love. (I saw this on the #reblogWednesday page: https://knowleselle.wordpress.com/my-wednesday-re-blogs/)
Posted in General Sharing, reblogged Tagged #reblogweb, call to action, justice, racism, speak up 1 Comment
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