This post contains affiliate links. Someone I love voted for Trump and I am devastated. In the 48 hours since I learned of this person’s choice, I’ve found myself feeling a range of emotions including anger, disappointment, betrayal, and shame. I’m angry that someone I love could vote for a . . .
This is the letter that I sent to the Raising an Advocate newsletter subscribers today. I thought I'd share it here as well. I don’t know about you but last night’s election results felt like a huge gut punch to the eight years of political progress our country has made. I kept asking myself, . . .
A few months ago, I did a Facebook Live video on why I still watch and support films and/or television shows about slavery. During the video, I mentioned my excitement about Birth of a Nation. My excitement was two-fold, I was looking forward to seeing a major motion picture about Nat Turner’s . . .
As back to school season draws to a close and the fall/winter holidays start to pop up, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that some people need parenting lessons. And I’m not talking about sending your sick kid to school or not teaching them to cough into their arm. Naw… I’m talking about . . .
White supremacy is back. Okay, it never actually left but it’s out of hiding. White supremacists are no longer meeting in secret locations. They are now loud and proud at political rallies. White supremacists are no longer wearing hoods to hide their identity. They are posting on social media . . .