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Archive for October 2012

When Do You Talk to Kids About Race?

Posted by: erika on: October 9, 2012

I didn’t realize that I was black until I was told so. It was during a grade school outing that I realized the complexities of race and race tension in the world. I was at a high school football game holding the hand of my 7th grade boyfriend when a group of mostly black older […]

Chag Sameach!

Posted by: erika on: October 8, 2012

Chag Sameach to my readers who have the day off for the end of Sukkot and Simchat Torah! Happy Native American Expulsion day! and Happy Birthday to me 🙂  

I’ve got His back

Posted by: erika on: October 7, 2012

I watched the debates last week like many Americans, but unlike the tabloids and news channels I don’t think that the President lost the debate, I actually think he was the victor. Here’s the thing. When you’re a rich white man in a suit you’re allowed to behave badly. You’re allowed to tell blatant lies, […]

When Erika Gets Political

Posted by: erika on: October 4, 2012

Register to Vote, ya’ll!!  


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