Monthly Archives: August 2014

12 things white people can do now because Ferguson

This is an excellent post. And I’ll be honest, the events of the past two weeks have broken my heart so many times that I am so, so close to giving up. But this changed my mind. Give it a … Continue reading

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Helping Ferguson

(And seriously, she is doing amazing work out there.) Ok, so let’s get this out of the way quickly: I’m really beginning to hate the term “slacktivism”. There’s a good way to use social media for social causes, and there’s … Continue reading

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Ferguson: It’s Not Over

Picture credit: Whitney Curtis, The New York Times Update: if this is “too long; didn’t read”, then just skip to the bottom and sign those two petitions. There is literally no good reason not to. Oh boy. Settle in, ’cause … Continue reading

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Robin Williams, Depression, and Suicide Stigma

Originally posted on The Upstairs Window:
Last night was tough. My phone alerted me a little after 6:00 that Robin Williams had died, and then the media released details¬†indicating that he appeared to have committed suicide. ¬†The loss of such…

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