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being heard

  {image is a photo of Lydia and Brooke. Lydia has one hand on Brooke’s shoulder. Her other hand is holding a fork above a plate of food, which Brooke is apparently eyeing. Coincidentally (or not?), Lydia’s t-shirt reads, “Got a Story?”} I am a proud autistic of color working with the Autism Women’s Network to … Continue reading

i am not trayvon martin’s mother

    Until the killing of Black men, Black mothers’ sons, is as important as the killing of White mothers’ sons, we who believe in freedom cannot rest. Ella Baker, 1964 The following is my submission to We Are Not Trayvon Martin  * I am not Trayvon Martin. I am a 42 year-old white woman. … Continue reading