Tag Archives: racism

Wall of Shame

“Here in America, we don’t give in to our fears. We don’t build up walls to keep people out.” ~ Michelle Obama

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Your conspiratorial wink seeks my complicit nod. A pact, an inside joke among us privileged. What’s the punch line today? Racism? Xenophobia? Homophobia? Today the tacit agreement ends. I will look you in the eye – unflinchingly – and say, … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share 7/9/16

If we were having coffee, I would probably break from my policy of avoiding politics, religion and controversial current affairs. As much as I want to sit with you and talk about how I got the baseboards put on in … Continue reading

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