Tag Archives: speak up

BLOG POST: “Both Sides” Is Nothing More Than An Excuse to Defend Trump and His Supporters. Enough

You didn’t say “BOTH SIDES” when Trump physically mocked the disabled reporter. You didn’t say “BOTH SIDES” when Trump was caught bragging about “Grabbing women by the pussy” as a 59-year-old. You didn’t say “BOTH SIDES” when Trump called African … Continue reading

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#Racism: White Folks, Here Is Why You Need To Stop Telling Us You’re Tired of Hearing It

For starters, there are a LOT of white people out there who speak up against racism. I see it just about every day. You’ve had enough of racism against people of color happening, for one, but you’re also sick of … Continue reading

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Here Are Some Reasons We Shouldn’t Be Angry At Those Who Don’t Speak Up Enough About Bad People

Back in 2003, I was deployed to Iraq. I moved from one unit to another and it wasn’t long before I made new friends. One friend in particular, a fellow soldier, confided in me that she was being physically abused … Continue reading

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#WomensMarch: To Women Saying, “I Don’t Need To March!”…IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT YOU

Since the Women’s March(es) on Saturday, January 20th, a lot of you have come out to boast about how, despite any problems you’ve faced in your lives, you don’t “need” to participate in an organized march of any kind. Some said … Continue reading

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#ViolenceAgainstWomen: Like Much Else, Speaking Up Against It Bothers More Than The Acts Themselves

Let’s say you’re a man and walking down the street, a kid comes up to you and kicks you in the shin. Or, let’s say the child just shoves you. Now I understand that kids can be brats at times; … Continue reading

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#Success: Why You Should Talk About It As Often As You’d Like

Yesterday, a Facebook friend posted this on her timeline, to the effect: “You are more likely to reach your goals if you don’t talk about them.” I wasn’t really sure if that was sarcasm or meant to be serious. I … Continue reading

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