“How did we get to Trump?!?!”

Hello, all! Long time, no type, I suppose. I’ve had my hands full these past several months re-acclimating to life outside the social-justice sphere. I knew there would be quite a gulf between my beliefs, and how I acted upon them, and the beliefs and resultant actions of most everyone else with whom I interactedContinue reading ““How did we get to Trump?!?!””

What White People Say in Private: The bigoted birthday boy

The inaugural What White People Say in Private post is also a textbook example of it. The gleeful and defiant use of a slur, the immediate backtracking when his racism isn’t met with approval, the flimsy rationalizations and finally full circle to gleeful and defiant use of the same slur again. White supremacy at itsContinue reading “What White People Say in Private: The bigoted birthday boy”

What White People Say in Private

I grew up in the South and lived there over thirty years. Luckily, I took most of my moral guidance as a child from a mad man with a box and dodged the white-supremacist dogma I grew up around, but that racism was still ubiquitous and something I had to learn to navigate in situationsContinue reading “What White People Say in Private”