You Can’t Always Get What You Want

  You can't always get what you want You can't always get what you want You can't always get what you want But if you try sometimes you just might find You get what you need. Songwriters: Keith Richards / Mick Jagger, You Can't Always Get What You Want lyrics © Abkco Music, Inc I … Continue reading You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Paying BIPOC for Their Online Work

It has taken me while to wrap my head around the concept of paying anyone for the posts and comments they make in a freely viewed space like Facebook or a blog. In the beginning, my thoughts were something like, "You want to get paid? Then why are you writing here?." It wasn't that I … Continue reading Paying BIPOC for Their Online Work

Join Me in Getting Attention to this Censorship

Social Media CENSORSHIP of people of color keeps happening. Contacting these platforms sometimes gets posts reinstated. Sometimes not. But NOTHING is being done to change the way social media community guidelines view these posts in the first place. We need to get more attention on this problem. I have an idea that I'm posting below … Continue reading Join Me in Getting Attention to this Censorship

Social Media Guidelines Used to Silence People of Color

EDITED: I've learned from others on FB that the number of posts being removed from Layla's page is up to 8 on FB including her Guideline of Engagement for her page.  She is being targeted. THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. Yesterday I wrote, "I hear you. I am sorry. We'll do better" as a response to … Continue reading Social Media Guidelines Used to Silence People of Color

I hear you. I am sorry. We’ll do better.

If you are White: When a Person of Color shares a personal story with you about how they or someone they care about were hurt by racism or another form of oppression, this is what you say" "I hear you. I am sorry this happened.  We'll do better." And then you just stop.  DO NOT … Continue reading I hear you. I am sorry. We’ll do better.