Foreign Like Me: Reflections on Being a Minority

It was midnight and I exited the car fuming mad, almost to the point of shaking, yelling swear words and fighting the urge to kick the tire. I slammed the door and our taxi sped away. Turning to my boyfriend, I said, “It’s just not fair! We are good, honest people! Why does this stuff happen to us?” But I already knew the answer to my question; it happened because we are white. Read More Foreign Like Me: Reflections on Being a Minority

Audience Dare: 1/26

Good evening, dear readers.  It’s that time again and we’re off until tomorrow at 9, when we have a huge menu of delicious content in store for you.  In the meantime, feel free to chat in the forums, make this an open thread OR participate in this week’s dare.   Which, if you’re wondering, is to read about and consider signing the petition to free Kelley Williams-Bolar.  Find her story after the cut. Read More Audience Dare: 1/26