What good do your words do if they can't understand you? / work in progress

criminalizing the poor

I have a lot of thoughts surrounding this but Michelle Alexander’s post regarding criminalizing the poor with the link attached to Daniel Denvir’s article (Salon) was eye-opening and reaffirming at the same time. I’m not going to get in to the details of the article or the recent incident that caused the article to get … Continue reading

raw / What good do your words do if they can't understand you? / who gon check me boo?

confrontational v. passive aggressive

here I am resorting to passive aggressiveness because my ability to challenge + confront and therefore, offend non-confrontational people is looked upon as aggressive, holding on, sensitive. so I have to go and change myself so that you feel more comfortable? and overlook offensive bullshit?  nope. I’m not gon be able to do it. you … Continue reading