Monthly Archives: July 2016

Turning protest to pablum: when will they ever learn?

To the people who want to take “This land is your land, this land is my land” out of copyright: there’s really no need. I bet Woody’s heirs would be glad to let you use it if you just use … Continue reading

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who will be left to speak for you?

First, because I want to say a thing I think is important and I don’t want to be misunderstood: Black lives matter. Of course all lives matter, but Black lives are at an unfair and unwarranted level of risk today … Continue reading

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a short sermon I need to get off my chest

Black people. BLACK people. Black PEOPLE. BLACK PEOPLE. Usually when we(1) say that phrase we’re stressing the first word – the thing that the people it describes have in common, that brings them together. And they did come together last … Continue reading

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pray and hope for the peaceful, everywhere

If you’ve had a sprained ankle, you might have gained some knowledge of what it would be like if you couldn’t walk. If you’ve been broke during college and didn’t have parents who could just send you money, you might … Continue reading

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