Category: Black Lives Matter

Come on, White People

Come on, White People
I’ve been getting some feedback recently from white folks in my inner circle about how vocal I am about our country’s issues. I hear that someone doesn’t like the language I use, or that I should just focus on being happy, or that there is more to life than politics.   And my counter points... Read more »

Bringing an Aim 'n' Flame to a BLM Gunfight

Bringing an Aim 'n' Flame to a BLM Gunfight
Humility, Day 1: I can’t help but wonder if the folks of central Indiana are keeping their Trump/Pence love on the down low. We camped this past weekend at Turkey Run State Park and I had some mixed feelings about the trip.   On the one hand, I love to go hiking and the terrain of... Read more »

White Fragility and the BLM March

White Fragility and the BLM March
White fragility is real. And white people don’t like hearing that we are part of the systemic oppression of black and brown people in our society. It makes us uncomfortable and defensive and we say stupid things like “Not all white people” in response to calmly presented statements from our African-American colleagues and acquaintances1. Here... Read more »
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