#BaltimoreUprising, activism, add value, David Graham, DeRay McKesson, empathy, Feminista Jones, Freddie Gray, Goldie Taylor, Jesse Williams, Jon Stewart, listen, read writers of color, Ta-nehisi Coates, The Atlantic
Privilege is me thinking, crap, I haven’t written a blog post in 13 days, while Baltimore burns and suffers.
What do I have to say this week about being a single writing mom while so many mothers are mourning their children, dead at the hands of unchecked police brutality?
What do I have to say this week about being a single writing mom while thousands are dead in a massive earthquake in Nepal and I’m shopping for a new convertible crib/toddler bed online?
What do I have to say this week about being a single writing mom who, while a survivor of domestic violence, is not being ripped apart on social media for outing the abusive behavior of an apparently feminist-supporting poet and publisher?
Not a damn thing.
Here’s who I’m listening to, though, at least on the subject of #BaltimoreUprising: Continue reading