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Resist

Marchers filing up the escalator of L'Enfant Metro station in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2017.

Marchers filing up the escalator of L’Enfant Metro station in Washington, D.C., January 21, 2017.

“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”

– Robert Kennedy, 1966

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Lots of people are asking, so…

That’s “why I marched” in the Women’s March on Washington this past weekend. It’s why I also spent the whole week in Washington D.C., to protest the inauguration of the illegitimate Donald Trump as president of our country. And it’s why I will continue to resist, at every opportunity, every day he holds office. Continue reading

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Enough

I'm a racist.

Look at me.

America is so disappointing to me.

Something is wrong with me right now because of it; I feel broken. I hope, though, at some point I’ll maybe come to see this as the moment things started to get right.

Yes, I’m tired and overworked and I can barely string two coherent sentences together when I get home at night, but more than anything I’m depressed. 

I’m depressed because, quite frankly, America sucks. We, the people, SUCK.

Actually, let me amend that – we, the white people, SUCK. We are broken as a nation and, what’s worse – we’ve always existed this way.  Continue reading

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Revisionism

It’s Columbus Day, and the internet and social media are rife with articles lambasting old Chris for being a generally terrible person.

Which he was.

But this is good – just a few years ago this wouldn’t necessarily have been the case. It makes me happy to see this stuff being shared in what is now our mainstream media; it’s about time all us white people held hands and admitted we actually don’t think it’s cool to feed live human babies to fierce war-dogs that have been trained to love human fleshContinue reading

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