I Woke Up

I Woke Up

I WOKE UP: We live in a world where police brutality and ongoing racism is normal way of life for brown folks. Living in Portland, OR, considered one of the whitest cities in the US, I am aware of my racial identity every single day. Although I am aware (and proud) of my ethnic background, I try to veer more towards unity every single day...

Are We Missing the Point?

Are We Missing the Point?

Are We Missing the Point?: Stay home. I'm sure you've heard it by now even if it hasn't been implemented in your native state. Statewide shelter-in-place acts have been ordered in Oregon, New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois, California, Louisiana, Delaware, Ohio, and New York. New York prefers to call their stay-at-home mandate the "PAUSE" plan and Ohio has added exemptions as have many of the other previously mentioned states, but the point should have been made clear by now. ..