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shut-up, please

shut-up, please                                            April 7, 2015 having spent my whole life as a girl and most of it poor a single-mom from a mixed race family armed only with street … Continue reading

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Just A(n American) Woman

Someone said some things to me yesterday that hurt. The kind of hurt I can’t just shake off and put away. The kind of hurt that leaves me too distracted to do the work I have to do. So I … Continue reading

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I’ll Walk With You – and Then I’ll Wait and Walk You Home, Too

This is another on of those times I feel deeply saddened, sickened, shamed, by the intolerance and hate of my country. I’ve been struggling to reach a place where I can write this post for a few days now. My … Continue reading

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