Racism? You Don’t Say?

A discussion came up on Facebook regarding the apparent lack of diversity in publishing when Martha Boss, book blogger, educator, and model shared her opinion regarding the lack of diversity at book events. She explained that she had no desire to attend any literary events that didn't have authors from all walks of life. And … Continue reading Racism? You Don’t Say?

Cultural Appreciation, Please?

  Some time ago another blogger, the talented and charming, Jess of Daring to Jess invited me to write a post about cultural appropriation vs cultural appreciation. I was more than happy to do it. But, I wanted to get it right. I wanted to give this important and provocative subject justice. So, here we … Continue reading Cultural Appreciation, Please?

Desperately Seeking Answers, Part 2

Racism, Historical/Cultural Trauma, and PTSD Another long post. So, relax. No, that's a typo. Don't relax. Get a notebook, take notes, and prepare to work for change. There’s an adorable and funny scene in the CGI movie, Incredibles, where the main character, Bob (an undercover superhero with superhuman powers) is being watched by a normal, … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Answers, Part 2

Desperately Seeking Answers

Warning: Despite this blog post’s length, it doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of the rampant increase of police brutality and blatant racism that is spreading not only all over the United States of America, but also the rest of our precious world. So, make yourself a cup of tea. Pop some popcorn. It's … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Answers