Dear Brother, You have told me many, many times–and I’m sure you’ll tell me again–that you are not an activist. You wear the shirts I buy you, and you welcome the book recommendations, but you refuse to clothe yourself in the word “activist.” You refuse to burden yourself with this label. I see where you … Continue reading Dear Brother: You Too Are an Activist
A womanist retelling – or Midrash – on the story of two sisters Rachel and Leah by Wil Gafney with it’s interpretation below. The original version is in Genesis 29, the first book of the Bible. Rachel and Leah: A Womanist Midrash Rachel and Leah were ordinary sisters. They had largely separate lives. Leah preferred indoor … Continue reading A Womanist Retelling of Rachel and Leah
Written on August 25th on Facebook, the day before protests in San Francisco, CA. Posted on August 27th, the day of protests in Berkeley, CA. I am so fucking furious right now. People of color had been crying out for months. During the primaries. After the RNC. Leading up to the election. The United States, … Continue reading Why I’m Going to the Protest
We need to figure out how to work through those tough moments when we say and do racist stuff. Because it is going to happen, the question is – how are we going to respond? It’s not going to be easy, but I’m rooting for you.
Implicit within the question “what are you?” is the subtext: once I know your race I’ll know everything there is to know about you.
Yumei and Yulan are sisters who grew up in the San Gabriel Valley, aka the 626. Mei is a rising high school senior, and Yulan works as a programmer by day. They are both passionate about feminism, justice, and intersectional Christianity. This is a recent conversation they had.