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trauma-informed care

Originally posted on graceriot:
What should I expect from my white friends when I’m broken up about racism? I mulled over this with a white woman from my church as we sat on a bus stop bench in Washington Heights, smells of the Cubano sandwich clasped in my hands curling into the cold air around…

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It Should Matter to Me

Sometimes, when I am in a crowd, I try and imagine the complex lives of everyone around me. I try and remember that these people are not one-dimensional extras in my life. I try to acknowledge the complexity that everyone around me lives with. You see that woman right there? The one sweeping the floors. Her English is not very … Continue reading

Life with Jesus / race

Why So Serious?

Alex and I got the opportunity to go to a fancy restaurant on Saturday evening. We’ve been watching entirely too much Food Network and I felt a hankering to eat somewhere other than, say, B.J.’s Pizza. We went down to Fearings Restaurant, which happens to be inside the Ritz Carlton. Don’t worry, we weren’t pretentious … Continue reading