Tag Archive: ferguson

Things to Read.

The past few days have been incredibly emotional to say the least. The killing of both Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights not only brings more pain and… Continue reading

Things to Read.

One of the best things you can do as an ally to any community is to read and learn as much as you can and unlearning the systems of oppression that drastically shape… Continue reading

The necessity of #BlackLivesMatter and the distraction of #AllLivesMatter

One of the easiest ways to get me to roll my eyes in the most dramatic way possible is to sincerely say ‘all lives matter’ in response to hearing the phrase ‘black lives… Continue reading

Israel, Palestine, and #BlackLivesMatter

I have a significantly limited knowledge and understanding of the Israel/Palestine conflict so this post is more about referencing others’ work about what is happening and some historical context.   I’m Jewish but… Continue reading

#MikeBrown – one year later

It’s been one year since Micheal Brown Jr. was shot and murdered by Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO. The last year has been emotional and full of protests calling for justice. Protests have… Continue reading

Understanding Race, Racism, and White Supremacy as a White Person.

This is yet another post to not only my fellow white people but to myself as well. As white people, we need to not only acknowledge the history and context of white supremacy… Continue reading

#BlackoutBlackFriday

Yesterday was Black Friday, the day of the year when massive sales help put corporations’ bottom line into the black. This year, however, was a little different in many places. Protests took place… Continue reading

The Grand Jury Decision

Last Monday night, the grand jury decision to not indict Darren Wilson of the death of Mike Brown was announced. Since then, protests not only in Ferguson but around the US and world… Continue reading