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Antiracism

Either you're a racist actively being racist every day, or you're an antiracist working to do no more harm to minorities every day for the rest of your life. Antiracism is about more than just posting signs, social media fighting, wagging fingers at offenders, and telling people you're not a racist. Learn what you can do to ensure you're being an antiracist.

Black Live Matter

Black lives matter is more than just a slogan, it's a statement. In America, Black lives don't matter. Marley K. shows readers the numerous ways Blacks don't matter, how long they haven't mattered, and  how to make Black lives matter to America in every way possible.

Black Women

Black women have been the backbone of America's society since its founding. From being wet nurses to saving America from falling into the hands of fascists, Black women have done phenomenal things. Marley K talks about the burdens of Black women, the most unappreciated and unprotected group in America.

Criminal Justice & Policing

Here is where we discuss the state of policing and current events concerning the criminal justice system.

Equality

In America, equality is impossible to achieve because inequality was baked into the entire system. Equality is treating all groups impartially without favoritism or discrimination. Marley K. discusses in rich detail how inequality keeps Black and Brown folks from reaching their full potential.

Inequity

When it comes to inequity, there is no such thing as not having an opinion. Much like it is with racism, either you're pro-inequity or against it. In order for America to become a fairer nation, we need to address all areas of inequity where race and class are factors. Read Marley K's thoughts on inequity.

Life Lessons

Sometimes, there are things in life people just don't talk about. I do. Read Marley K's essays on real-life situations people are often ashamed to talk about because society wants s to be nice and quiet. Read real-life lessons for real people.

Politics

Politics is the federal government's vehicle used to both uphold White Supremacy as well as the tool needed to dismantle it. Read Marley K's essays discussing how politics, policies, and politicians play key roles in facilitating racism and upholding the beast known as White Supremacy.

Race

In America, race, the skin color social hierarchy used to assess a value to our humanity, is entrenched in everything. Read essays penned to help readers discover the complexities of race and why seeing color is necessary for anyone engaging in antiracism.

Racial Justice

In America, race, the skin color social hierarchy used to assess a value to our humanity, is entrenched in everything. Read essays penned to help readers discover the complexities of race and why seeing color is necessary for anyone engaging in antiracism.

Reparations

A reparation is a form of apologizing or atoning for wrongs.  African-Americans are the only group in America who have been wronged for centuries without a formal apology or a formal effort to repair the damage. Read Marley's thoughts on reparations and why allies must advocate for reparations in their antiracism activities.

Social Justice

There are many social issues impacting Americans. We dive into them here from time to time. Check out essays related to social justice that intersect with race.