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Writing About Writing (And Occasionally Some Writing): On Social Media and Social Justice

"Telling me that I'm obsessed with talking about racism in America is like telling me I'm obsessed with swimming when I'm drowning." ~ Hari Kondabolu -- A similar statement could be made for feminism.

Allowing Trump to be heard, makes me know the media is paid to divide not unite…

Our institutions choose to teach society that racism has since died out due to the removal of slavery but the truth is it's more prevalent now then ever. If we continue to deny racism as a problem, it doesn't mean it disappears.

This is a quote from an activist named Nelson Mandala. He was someone during this time period who really impacted the Civil Rights era. He changed peoples lives in Little Rock Arkansas for the better. For example, African Americans lives like Liz were improved because earlier in time it was difficult for her and her family members to deal with society but now African Americans are treated more equally.

no one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background or his religion. people learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to ove, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.