Three Responses to Silence a Jerk

Facebook is getting more and more abrasive. People will come at you for a link you share to an article that doesn’t even have your byline. I myself am not innocent.  A couple weeks ago a friend of mine shared a political article I found offensive and poorly written.… READ THE REST

Jesus is Magic

In the 5th grade I had the hots for a boy I’ll provide with a pseudonym. I used to name names in my writings but my mother keeps telling me it’s not lady-like. At any rate, this boy, we will call Stan, was a real babe magnet.… READ THE REST

The Other Woman

You have lost count of the lies. The number of times he has held you in his arms and told you that you are the only woman who truly knows him. His eyes are convincing but you know better. You’ve seen it.… READ THE REST

Activist Jane Elliott Confronts Race in 2016 and Donald Trump

 

Jane Elliott is an American icon and anti-racism activist. Her 1968 classroom experiment, “blue-eyes, brown-eyes,” received national attention and has since been turned into a documentary aired on ABC, The Eye of the Storm and subsequent books.  Elliott appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show 5 times, was featured as Person of the Week by Peter Jennings, and in November 2016 was named to the BBC’s annual list of 100 women.… READ THE REST

I Could Taste His Chapstick

aaaaI was 16 years old the first time I really kissed a boy. I had thought about kissing one long before that, but to be quite honest I was terrified. I pecked a boy in the 8th grade once, and that experience was damaging enough to keep my lips sealed for four more years.… READ THE REST

Cherie Johnson-Family Matters

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I’m an actress. I travel for a living, no biggie right? All bets were off and the game totally changed when my daughter was born. My daughter is 23 months old and I had never left her before. Then I signed a contract to go on a day trip to Houston to film a movie…without her!… READ THE REST

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