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Wellness

For us wellness is staying alive- and thriving while doing so.- Christina Coleman

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Choosing Myself

For me, part of choosing myself has been about overcoming my fears, many of which we’re facing this year. I am no longer asking for permission to belong to the nation the doles out racism and brutality with ease, all … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

I arrived early at my church to help set up for an event. A woman stood crying at the opposite end of the sanctuary. She’d been cruel and gossiped about me in the past, so I quickly drowned out her … Continue reading

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The Bright Colors He Favored’

We stood in our grandfather’s closet, five granddaughters taking in his treasures. Time advanced through the neat rows: Skinny ties replacing wider versions, oversized frames replacing sleeker ones. At the funeral we tied his silk scarves in our hair, around … Continue reading

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Questioning Activism

Are you still going to care after this moment has passed? Are you going to relent once all the officers are in jail, and call it a day? Or are you going to keep fighting systemic oppression in your everyday … Continue reading

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