"A Tennessee state representative is backpedaling after he suggested adding hanging by tree as a method of execution during a discussion this week in Nashville over a bill concerning capital punishment. Rep. Paul Sherrell, R-Sparta, made the suggestion during the criminal justice committee meeting Tuesday while lawmakers discussed HB1245 and an amendment to the bill that would allow for … Continue reading When Will We Hit the “Oh My God We Have To Do Something” Phase of This War?
Black She Wrote
I wrote this post yesterday called "Dear White People Feeling Oppressed..." I've been writing about issues that affect the Black, or mixed-race community for so long now, that I neglected all the other ways that humans can be oppressed. We as colored or marginalized folk tend to think "in our lane," and we often - … Continue reading Black She Wrote
What Does “Systemic Racism” Mean?
"Blame the Patriarchy," is a phrase that white, right-wing folks use, to make fun of us who are telling you that yes, we are in fact, blaming the patriarchy. For four hundred years, white men - in particular - have had control of this planet, and they are fighting for it with everything they have. … Continue reading What Does “Systemic Racism” Mean?
I am Tired of Blaming People, I Want Solutions, Here Are Some Of The Problems, What Can We Do About Them Together?
Why do Black, Brown, Indigenous, and kids of culturally diverse or ethnically vast places from around the world, struggle to learn in western schools? Especially about their own backgrounds? There isn't time. That's the short answer, and the serious one, but the hurtful and sad reason is that there is not always large access to … Continue reading I am Tired of Blaming People, I Want Solutions, Here Are Some Of The Problems, What Can We Do About Them Together?
The #Cannabis Tea: Calling Out The Women-Led Cannabis Industry: Afro Cannada Budsista’s, EduCanNation, and Canadian Women in Cannabis Have a Lot Of Work To Do
I was really excited to get involved in the cannabis industry, especially after I learned how much cannabis was helping me with my mental health issues, which are both many and varied. When I first met Canadian Women in Cannabis otherwise known as CWIC, I was leaving a meeting at SFU for CJSF radio when … Continue reading The #Cannabis Tea: Calling Out The Women-Led Cannabis Industry: Afro Cannada Budsista’s, EduCanNation, and Canadian Women in Cannabis Have a Lot Of Work To Do