It's been one hundred and eleven days since the election. Thirty-eight since the inauguration. It's important to note because three plus months of active resistance is exhausting. I've marched. Made phone calls. Written emails. Huddled. Visited my senator and knocked on doors. I'm tired and tempted to give up. A week ago a family member told … Continue reading Five Ways to Sustain Resistance
It’s been four weeks since I posted a blog. I could go into a long explanation about how busy I’ve been. As executive editor of Minerva Rising Press, I had to prepare for the 2017 AWP Conference, finalize the latest Minerva Rising issue – Fathers, and manage day-to-day operations. All necessary activities, but none require day and … Continue reading Why Am I Procrastinating?
Like many, I was devastated by the election. Not because my party didn’t win, but because it seemed to be referendum for hate. I worried about the safety and security of my African-American family and friends. I worried about people losing their healthcare. I imagined mothers and fathers being ripped away from their children and … Continue reading This is What Democracy Looks Like