The Magic Of Poor Brown People

I was reading a blog post written by a friend this week. She’d recently returned from a trip to what is often called a developing country. While there, she met with a group of people from a minority sect. She expected to share with them feminism and be a shiny example of what an enlightened … [Read more…]

Picking Your Battles

The other day my brother and I got into an argument. This, itself, isn’t surprising. Earlier in the week, we found a way to argue about the price of avocado toast at our hypothetical restaurant. After a week of sitting around my parents’ house with little to do, I ventured into their local Starbucks to … [Read more…]

#Ferguson

I don’t really have much to add that hasn’t been said by people much smarter, educated and more involved than I am. So I’ll leave it with this from my friend Xavier: “In these potentially violent times in Ferguson, I think it’s important to look at the example MLK set. His quiet dignity. His restraint. … [Read more…]