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Abandonment

Abbott was in a full sprint, running so fast the neighborhood dogs were howling at his heels, and you could hear his laughter rise above them. A woman watched from her yard. She couldn’t remember the last time she ran … Continue reading

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Stand Up

On Not Giving Up Her Seat on the Bus “I was a teenager at the time, and we had been learning about Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth in school. When a white woman got on the bus and the driver … Continue reading

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Black Death

You’re listening to the residents, who are saying what they’re saying, “Stop it. You’re killing him. Are you going to just allow this to happen? Take his pulse,” and so forth. So, you’re hearing all of that. There is another … Continue reading

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In Front of My Eyes

I can’t tell you what woke me up, but I woke up in the middle of the night—it was like midnight, one in the morning—and I got on Facebook, and I saw this video and this warning of how graphic … Continue reading

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Freedom

I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom – Simone DeBeauvoir The ceiling isn’t glass; it’s a very dense layer of men.–Anne Jardim The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they’ve been appointed and thinking … Continue reading

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