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So, You Have a Black Friend?

So, You Have a Black Friend?

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

You don’t have to be racist to promote racism, though.

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To Everyone Who Has Wondered Where I’m From

To Everyone Who Has Wondered Where I’m From

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The long answer to the simple icebreaker question we get asked.

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What Lies Between the World and Me?

What Lies Between the World and Me?

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reading this provocative book by Ta-Nehisi Coates in book club was a blessing and a curse.

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A Bigger, Happier Picture

A Bigger, Happier Picture

| October 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

“Whatever may be the tensions and the stresses of a particular day, there is always lurking close at hand the trailing beauty of forgotten joy or unremembered peace.” – Howard Thurman

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10 Things You Only Get If You’re Searching For Common Ground On The Internet

10 Things You Only Get If You’re Searching For Common Ground On The Internet

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Why do I need a listicle to validate my membership in a category of people?

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I Am Not Alone

I Am Not Alone

| July 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

Depression showed me how joy stems from the giving rather than the getting. And if it was true for me, then maybe it was true for many others as well. (Content warning: suicide mention)

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The (Invisible) Search for Common Soil

The (Invisible) Search for Common Soil

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, it’s the little moments in passing that unite us most.

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What I Learned From My Extended Family

What I Learned From My Extended Family

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

My conjoined family is what is rooted behind everything I do and care for, and my most cherished memories are with them. However I can’t say I’ve always appreciated them, and it wasn’t until the summer of 2007, when I had to live with them, that I had to.

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Two Doors Diverged in a Green and Yellow Wood

Two Doors Diverged in a Green and Yellow Wood

| April 14, 2016 | 1 Comment

On dealing with an 18 year long culture shock.

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