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Black Dopeness: A Poetic Piece of Prose

Why are you so bothered by my existence? Why The more I love me The more you hate me for it The more I succeed The more you want to see me fail My kinky hair My broad nose My thick lips My beautiful Amazing Enchanting Melanin-rich skin Pisses You Off Why Must every statement…… Continue reading Black Dopeness: A Poetic Piece of Prose

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Man Up Little Boy – Throwback Thursday

In honor of Throwback Thursday, I thought I’d post a blog I wrote back in 2010 on my first personal blog. It’s still relevant today so enjoy. I might make this a weekly thing. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Christopher takes his 3-year-old son CJ to the park. He watches his little boy run around, slide down the slide,…… Continue reading Man Up Little Boy – Throwback Thursday

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5 People Named Chris(topher) Who Did More For America Than Columbus

So I guess today is Columbus Day. It says so on my calendar and it’s trending on Twitter. But a new trend is starting that replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day and it’s starting to stir the pot. There have always been people opposed to Columbus Day; most Natives and anyone with any kind…… Continue reading 5 People Named Chris(topher) Who Did More For America Than Columbus

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A Friendly Guide to Hair-Touching

I recently joined a group at work that is focused on diversity and inclusion. We’re basically trying to work out the kinks in our system as they relate to our diversity and inclusion plan. During last week’s meeting we were discussing  some things that we think are problematic. I brought up an incident that had…… Continue reading A Friendly Guide to Hair-Touching