Archive for August 2019
Get Off The Struggle Bus!
You’ve never known us to hold back. So I’m going to be bold. I’m doing this because I know this struggle intimately. It comes in the form of barriers that sound like… I don’t have energy or time I can’t afford it I won’t be able to make a difference I worried y’all. Like, really…Read More
Sometimes we’ve got to go back to Kindergarten! At the end of our recent event series with the Alliance of White Abolitionists, we planted seeds in paper cups. All week, I’ve been watching and anticipating these little sprouts – and it’s done something to my brain…I’m eager to grow, watching for the things I’m missing,…Read More
What the $$$$?
Let’s talk about money This week, I (Rebecca) posted about an upcoming cohort on social media and this was one of the responses: “I’m personally not going to attend this seminar. I learned in school and on the news how terrible the white race has been. I choose not to be like that. I’m pretty…Read More
In One Minute
She invited me over. The counter read “how long can you last?” and I sat. Put the headphones on. Placed my hands on the sit-in counter. Closed my eyes. I was transported to the lunch counters. It started with the sounds of a busy lunchtime cafe. People talking, eating, laughing BANG the counter and my…Read More