WAKE UP! by Kris Watson It is reported that the most recent white supremacist terrorist who gunned down 11 African descendent people, killing 10 of them, was inspired by a similar killer in New Zealand. I call bullshit. Not that there is not enough global racism for it to be true, but let’s face it,… Continue reading WAKE UP!
Dear White People: The Problem With Allies What shall we call white people who care about racial justice? Is “allies” a good name? I feel uneasy about this term and the reality behind it, that reality being that, for us, the struggle may ( or may not) be real but it is always optional in… Continue reading Dear White People
Resist, Rest Repeat: A Bathtub Confession by Rev. Kris Watson Inspirations during a recent bubble bath Social Justice work is hard, racial justice work is hard. Life is hard and stressful right now. We all know that. I always say, “can’t stop, won’t stop” and then I say, “Resist, Rest Repeat”. (Do those statements contradict… Continue reading RESIST, REST REPEAT: A BATHTUB CONFESSION
My best friend…is not Black By Pat Dolin (Used by permission of author) Racism was the breast milk and maybe it was not lactose but bigotry that made me sick Teased because I didn’t understand. I lived in the north or west so didn’t see how ‘they’ were. I never could learn, it never made… Continue reading My best friend…is not Black
Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Rev. Kris Watson I was 11 years old when my maternal grandfather died. His name was Rev. James M. Hinton. He was a hero of the civil rights movement in the South. Hinton, James Miles | South Carolina Encyclopedia (scencyclopedia.org) “Clergyman, businessman, civil rights leader. Hinton was born on October 28,… Continue reading Can’t Stop Won’t Stop