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The Fight

Every once in a while, one person stands up and says from the heart, “I’m in this fight because it’s the right fight. And I will stay here until we make change.” Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments … Continue reading

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Mental-Health Programs: Full Funding Long Overdue

Re: “WA to get $183M from Purdue Pharma settlement, more than double original proposal” [March 3, Local News]: What to do with this money? It is intended for addiction treatment, but the state should also try actually spending serious money … Continue reading

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Her Legacy

The most badass thing I have every done is not stay silent. I definitely want to be remembered as someone who stood up for what she felt was right, no matter the circumstances or consequences. And maybe break some grand … Continue reading

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Center of Trauma

Do you ever think there should be a point where black trauma is centered? No. We haven’t told all our story yet. You know, we have a rich heritage. So, the debate on whether or not we should continue to … Continue reading

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Refugees vs. Evacuees?

Why does it piss you off so much when someone refers to the folks who were displaced as refugees vs. evacuees? It makes me mad because by definition, we are not refugees. We were being treated like refugees, but we … Continue reading

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