I’m so tired of these daily microaggressions chipping away at my soul. Your prejudice, racism, and insecurity shouldn’t be part of my daily existence. –T.Lanette
Originally published September 28, 2017
Four and a half months later, I still feel the same way. In fact, I think these situations have increased during the last few months. Microaggressions aren’t always the words that people say out loud. Words are easier to document and fight against. It’s the actions that are more difficult to deal with on a daily basis.
It’s only been 52 years since Jim Crow intimidation was made illegal with the Voter’s Rights Act. I got tired of reading the “This isn’t America” posts on Twitter. In fact by the Saturday evening, I wanted to throw my computer across the room. We had just witnessed horrible acts …
I will never get the image of those two young men out of my mind. That driver, filled with hate, changed the lives of many yesterday. I pray that both of them are alive. I pray for their families. Both men, one Black and the other White, were protesting against …
Women do have an affinity for evil, for believing that no woman is to be trusted, but that some men are too innocent to protect themselves. William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury
I have been thinking about this quote for awhile. We are now six months in to the worst presidency in United States (US) history. Hillary Rodham Clinton should be our president. We all know why she isn’t in the White House. We also know the percentage of women who voted for Clinton by ethnicity: Continue reading