Juneteenth: A Reminder of “White Denial”

Juneteenth. It’s now a federal holiday and goes by many names: Juneteenth, Jubilee Day, Emancipation Day, Liberation Day, Freedom Day. Its government name is Juneteenth National Independence Day though some Republican lawmakers disagreed with the name, believing it created more division. Still, most of the fourteen Republican members of the House of Representatives who voted […]

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Remembering the Tulsa Race Massacre 100 years later

My legs are shaking. I am in Tulsa this week, trying to find my footing on the ground that has held a story, held down for far too long. It is hard to find the words too. Though the truth is not a surprise, it is no less difficult to comprehend. Who would do such […]

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