Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
Local Author Open House Recap, By the Numbers
Source: Local Author Open House Recap, By the Numbers
I started writing literary criticisms of black female literary works almost ten years ago when I became extremely frustrated by the generalized, stereotyped, and hyper-sexualized stories being pushed out by a lot of publishing houses. My now middle-school daughters and I were visiting a local mall in the St Louis area and wandered into a…
Repost: Books To Consider
I used to write for The Kirkwood Patch under my “real” name. It was a community resource. The repost I’m linking here was for a list of summer books for the entire family. It is stil timely. I get asked quite often for suggestions about books, particularly diverse books for middle and high school students.…
Editorial: Dear White People On My Facebook Feed
Editorial: Dear White People On My Facebook Feed.
A Writer’s Worth
Writers are worth their rate. Bloggers, essayists, memorists, authors, consultants. Period. Researchers, thinkers, philosophers, poets. Observers Writers Worth their rate. Brand ideators, copywriters, advertisers. Professionals. Thinkers. Period.
Time for Decisions on Movement Decision-Making
Originally posted on THE POLICE STATE PROJECT: On May 14, tensions inside the St. Louis movement for justice reached a critical stage. Some younger protesters felt that more established organizations were hoarding money that should be going toward basic needs. They were successful in demanding that checks be written to seventeen people personally, and the…
Teaching While Black: Exposing Institutional Racism at Claremont Middle School
Originally posted on What's Happening Black Oakland?: Claremont Middle School is nestled in the affluent and predominantly white neighborhood known as Rockridge, Oakland. It is an open enrollment public institution consisting of a diverse socioeconomic population of students from all over the East Bay. Many parents send their children to Claremont in hopes of…
Class Bigotry at Washington University in St. Louis: A Resignation
Class Bigotry at Washington University in St. Louis: A Resignation.
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