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White Supremacy and Violence

So back in early May, while the Baltimore protests were going on, Rabbi Benjamin Blech wrote an article about violence in the riots. I’m linking you to Aish.com, but I first saw it in the May 8th – 14th edition of the … Continue reading

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I have a Request… #BlackLivesMatter

If you are on Facebook and Twitter, there is a perfect profile picture that says “Black Lives Matter”. I am asking that people change their profile pictures on Facebook and Twitter to this picture. Stand up against the declared war … Continue reading

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How I Feel Michael Brown’s @NYTimes Obituary Should Have Been Written… #Ferguson

Having read the New York Times obituary for Michael Brown, I was as disturbed as many others by the way it was written. As such, I have decided to try my hand at cleaning up the obituary, making it more … Continue reading

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“I Hate Straight, White, Cis-Gendered, Able-Bodied Men”

I’m sorry, but how is this not clear? How is the satire not obvious in the statement? How can anybody actually take it seriously? Look at my picture. Read my posts. I am a straight, white, cis-gendered, able-bodied man. Despite … Continue reading

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We Are Not Allies

I was 21 when I first realized I was an atheist, and the same age when I told my mom and brother. I told my dad only a few months later, but after I turned 22. During this period, it … Continue reading

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How to be a Good Ally

Listen and Learn Seriously… This is… like… the easiest thing in the world to do. Don’t assume you know better than a minority about their experiences. Don’t assume you understand what it’s like to be a minority. Just shut up, … Continue reading

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