That’s all, that’s the whole post.

Elizabeth Holmes Andrea Circle Bear Diana Sanchez If your feminism doesn’t acknowledge how gender based oppression is compounded with racial subjugation, then equality is not what you’re really about. That’s all.

For Messy Girls

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Some People President Trump Has Granted Executive Clemency

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I started reading in English in 2002. I studied Puritan Literature in undergrad. I used to wholeheartedly want to write my PhD dissertation on the Civil War poetry of Melville and Whitman; my twin heroes of a time, at the

Poem for South African Women by June Jordan

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Thank Black People for Goodness: The Terrell Show

Thank black people for goodness in the world. They don’t owe it to anyone, have to rise against widespread structural/systemic and white supremacist odds to achieve it, too often aren’t paid enough or at all for it, but they still

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