Happy Saturday everyone! If you’re looking for some interesting reads to check out while you kick back and relax, look no further, here is the best of the web this week, according to me.
What happened in Dallas this week had nothing to do with protesting and Black Lives Matter.
Does the NRA think guns are only for White people?
We know what the problem is, but what can we do to help?
When something has never been a problem for you, it can be hard to believe other narratives. Try harder.
Recognize what your privilege is, and learn to become a real person.
This applies to light-skinned people of color as well. Recognize your privilege, and use it to help the cause.
Get out there and protest, hope for the best and prepare for the worst.
A black man moves to America and finds himself unprepared for dealing with day-to-day racism.
Ambiguous grammar in times of violence and racism.
As for me:
I celebrated the birthday of Frida Kahlo, an amazing artist and one of my heroes.
I wrote a poem about when I was dead.
And here’s what I think of the 4th of July holiday.
P.S. If you’ve been reading these every week you might notice I have made a few changes—the title and the featured image for instance. I figure that since this list is sent out first as a newsletter and then posted here, they both should match in style and tone. I’ll be playing around with presentation but every week I will still deliver a list of items I feel are worth your time. Thank you for reading.
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