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June 2013

How to Talk about Racism

Last Friday I wrote about Paula Deen’s response to racism accusations and suggested that the best way to respond to being called …

Admitting to Racism

What should you do when you’re accused of being a racist? Chances are, if you live long enough in this diverse world, …

White Girl in South Africa

As reports swirl about Nelson Mandela’s deteriorating health and I read reports of people mourning and praying and hoping, I am brought …

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Why I Write

Writing has always been a part of me. My first story was written on scraps of scratch paper that I stapled together …

Blogging for Action

There was a time when the chaotic state of our world today made me want to shut off all reminders of the …