It’s a bright new day…or is it? Although I haven’t looked at the specific details, Trump has won the US election and will be in office for 4 more years. What now? In some ways I feel like I could re-post the blog I wrote when he was elected the last time. But the world is not the same as 4 … [Continue reading] Musings on the US Presidential Election Results – now what?
As the weather gets warmer and we step into summer, I've noticed a change in my spirit. A lightness. It also has something to do with lifted COVID restrictions. And, as if on cue with the weather, I have noticed that I'm slipping back into former COVID habits - like not washing my hands right … [Continue reading] Effective Allyship
I’m feeling hopeful this week as our federal political leaders have publicly stated that anti-Black racism is real in Canada. Because it is. Because we need to talk about it. Because allies help in our struggles for justice of all kinds. (You can read about the statements made here and … [Continue reading] Anti-Black Racism is Real
To be honest, today, I don’t feel like writing. There are many things going on in the world that I could write about: Sloane Stephens’ come-from-behind win at the US Open and how she (and other female athletes) are making much less less in sponsorship than their male counterparts. The … [Continue reading] I Can’t Today…
Last weekend, a good friend of mine was the only Black person at a wedding. There was one guest there, a white woman, who was intent on making sure my friend understood that she “got it”; that she was an ally. She sought my friend out throughout the evening, on multiple occasions, and shared her … [Continue reading] The Subtleties of Racism