Where WOC Lead, I Will Follow

Recently, I read two articles by African-American women in which they expressed frustration with white liberal women, particularly those who identify as feminist and/or spiritual, for giving mere lip service to the concept of intersectional feminism. The articles were : "Breaking Up with Intersectional Feminism" by Tamela J. Gordon and "Dear White Liberal/ Spiritual/ Yogi/ … Continue reading Where WOC Lead, I Will Follow

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

Loving-Kindness as an act of Resistance

I've been practicing Loving-Kindness (Metta) Meditation several times a week since the election. Although I've considered it to be part of my activism, I only recently began to think of it as an act of Resistance. In this form of meditation, you send thoughts of kindness and well-being first to yourself, and then towards others … Continue reading Loving-Kindness as an act of Resistance