Black_Woman

Your necessary air is restricted.  You take short breaths.  You wait for relief.  One day, it hurt so bad you took a viability assessment.  Will you live? Verdict’s out. There’s a gatdamn boot on your neck.  One day, it will come off, you reason.  You wait.  One day, you’ll take a long, deep breath.   Until […]

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I went to the Story Chicago Conference this past week.  The theme was A Sense of Place but I felt anything but. The 1st evening of the conference, conference creator Ben Arment gave us a brief welcome and an introduction to the 2013 Sundance-award-winning documentary, Blood Brother.  The film follows a white American, Rocky Braat […]

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You probably won’t have a hard time believing me when I say I often    have to ask myself, “is this blog more appropriately expressed in my private journal or should I just click that “publish” button over on the right?”  I guess this one fits into both because for some reason I’d really like to […]

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