Dear White friends with fingers in their ears…

Are you awake yet? Look at what's happened in Charlottesville. Read the articles. Watch the videos. Look at the photos. Don't scroll. Pay attention. Are you finally hearing what Black people have been saying for decades? Racism and white supremacy is still alive and active. It hasn't "taken a break" at any point in time. I …

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“Just friends” or “not getting things quite right”?

I was watching a YouTube video from SoulPancake that asks the age-old question: "Can women and men really just be good friends?" As in platonic. No develops crushes, feelings, romantic thoughts. No intentions of pursuing a romantic relationship. No sex. No kissing. No "amorous hugs". (And assuming that both people are straight and unmarried.) I say they …

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The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin – Review (I finally finished it! 🤓🎉)

Guys, I finally finished the Inheritance Trilogy omnibus and I enjoyed it! This high/epic fantasy includes "The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms", "The Broken Kingdoms", "The Kingdom of Gods (+ Coda) and the novella "The Awakened Kingdom". All together there are 1,462 pages. I started the book in September 2016 and for 9 months I read this …

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