Knowledge is Power , BUT THE REAL POWER... is what "WE" Do with it ~ now sit with it. Deep Breathe In ~ Deep Breathe Out...
what i didn't say on saturday: religion is a foot of oppression on poor communities by telling people it's okay if they suffer now because their reward is in heaven by telling people their circumstances are a result of their sins by telling people if they give money now God will heal them by telling…Read more
So much to process in such deep ways with this work. During lunch I wanted to go and play and connect with others but I couldn't. I just couldn't. Sometimes for me that's a way to constructively process and other times that's a way to deflect, to not be present to the pain and the…Read more Processing
What does this mean - who are we? Who decides? How do we answer? Based on what? What do I make this mean, what do I want to share, to portray and why? How am I being judged and how do I judge others? So many ways to answer at any given moment My human…Read more Who Are We?
I'm drowning in my whiteness I cannot sleep I cannot breathe Today, reminded me of all the elements of Internalized Racial Superiority as a white woman and it is in my space, in my throat, in my cells and I feel like I'm drowning... This is pain, this is the discomfort that I signed up…Read more Drowning in Whiteness…
Sunday morning, Walking and smelling the fresh air. A white couple running down Penn Avenue as they own it. Not saying excuse me as they cut in front of me. How dare them as I thought to myself. I have walked this street for over forty years and the act like I have no right…Read more Sunday All this made me sick
All white people must be racists because of the deeply ingrained racism that exist in all of the systems that we navigate. The structure of these systems was always, and entirely, created to benefit white people (or Europeans earlier in history, as our wonderful presenters indicated) - at the detriment of people of color. Sitting…Read more Day 3.3
Saturday Morning, Draw nine dots on a page three in each column. Directions. Connect all the dots with out lifting your pen. One try it didn't work second try it didn't work . Third try it didn't work.. Questioning my own intelligence but not giving up around the fifth time. Realizing I was confident but…Read more 9 dots