Tag: Oppression

It's All About Relationships

Long Standing Friendship

I had been close friends with Molly in the early 1980’s, and although we had kept in touch over the years, we had definitely drifted apart. She had a couple of kids with her partner, I had a couple of kids as well, and day to day life occluded our connection. I watched a documentary…
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“Don’t Ever Look a White Person in the Eye”

A Black friend told me that she went to a gathering of Black folk, a kind of reconnecting/empowerment gathering. Someone there told her they are afraid to look White people in the eye. This stuck me so deeply, tears came to my eyes. I knew I had stumbled on a thread to the pervasive and…
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