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

Time to Get Comfortable with Discomfort: A Calling-In of Other “Good Allies”

Welcome.  Welcome.  Please come in. My name is Deb and I'm a Recovering "Good Ally." By this I mean that for most of my adult life, I thought that being a white woman who didn't laugh at racist, homophobic or misogynist jokes (and depending on the situation might even say something), worked in nonprofits with … Continue reading Time to Get Comfortable with Discomfort: A Calling-In of Other “Good Allies”