My Language, My Choice 
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, Washington

Words can hurt.
Understand your impact.
Take responsibility.


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A selfie and a photo by a four-year-old.

<3 Great visit! So great to see you all!

"if you love the american flag so much, then you should know when you see people flying it upside down you shouldn’t get angry you should send help because it means those people are in distress"

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"White women’s feminisms still center around equality…. Black women’s feminisms demand justice. There is a difference. One kind of feminism focuses on the policies that will help women integrate fully into the existing American system. The other recognizes the fundamental flaws in the system and seeks its complete and total transformation."

Brittney Cooper | Feminism’s ugly internal clash: Why its future is not up to white women (via america-wakiewakie)

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You guys are the BEST.

Is it legal for the police to shoot an unarmed, surrendered citizen?


Shaun King is doing amazing work.

But you knew that.

This piece is amazing. Everyone should read it, but especially white people (like me) to whom the reality of these issues are news. There’s SO much I didn’t know. Bless Shaun King for his tireless, thoughtful coverage.

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Good morning! I get to go home today!

Good morning! I get to go home today!

8:00 am, Monday, October 20, 2014—My very first, real, official submission of a story to a publishing house. 

Plot twist!

Today started out in Satan’s own armpit and ended up being one of the highlights of my professional life. So. Good then.