A 2020 Election Season Playlist, filled with songs that make you go…
…lol, ‘merica. 🤣😭🤦🏻♀️
…omg America! 😭🥰
…❤️🌎✊🏼LET’S CHANGE THE WORLD!! ✊🏼🌎 ❤️
…okay, I can’t change the world, but God is still here, and He’s good and He loves us.
… Read More MEPturns35: The Playlist
Some people point to the fact that others died for us to have this right. That’s true, and I’m grateful for their fight and for their sacrifice. But I don’t vote because of the past, I vote because it impacts the future. … Read More What my 35th Birthday Taught me About Voting
By Michelle Palmer As the dialogue around racial justice continues, I’ve noticed (and experienced) some complexities and frustrations. Things that, if not confronted, can make us want to give up, throw in the towel, and retreat into complacency. But the thing is that complacency is how we got here. White supremacy and systemic racism RELIES… Read More Not Easy, But Worth It: Mixed Feelings, Complexities, and the Very Important Reasons to Not Give Up
By Michelle Palmer I wrote this in a fit of (mild) frustration in the middle of last week. The excitement of seeing so many of my white friends finally speaking out on racism was exciting and inspiring. But then negative reactions and whataboutism and friends heartbroken because of the ignorance of their loved ones got… Read More What Now? A follow up message for new anti-racists.
by Michelle Palmer [Notes: For those of you new to Tuesday Justice, these posts are generally packed with links to other sources & previous posts. If it’s bold and not black, it’s a link, and you should definitely check it out!] A dear young friend of mine messaged me Wednesday about George Floyd. He said,… Read More White People, This is Where We Start
The hug heard around the world drowned out the angry cries of a mother’s pain as her murdered son’s memory vanished as quickly as he became a hashtag. Some called it forgiveness. Some called it faultless. Some called it foolish. Some called it. They been called it. Because they been seen it before. But this… Read More When a Hug Is a Call to Read, Pause, and Listen
“I cannot feed the world. But I can do my best to make sure fewer people have to stare down the last can in their pantry.” … Read More 5th Tuesday Guest Post // Food Insecurity: The Hunger Next Door
We answered several of the questions we got during the survey in Answering Your Questions, Part 1 back in February. That set of questions dealt with us personally and the blog itself. This week, we’re tackling the content questions! What are some of the answers to these justice problems in your opinion? Michelle: I’m not sure… Read More Answering YOUR Questions: Part 2
Protesting isn’t super convenient, and it’s not my favorite way to spend a Saturday, but it’s important and awesome and worth it.… Read More The Purpose of Protest
by Michelle Palmer “For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men. But their time is up. Their time is up.” – Oprah I first remember seeing #MeToo back in October. I specifically remember a particular post by Aisha Bain. I think… Read More Black Dresses & White Roses: Turning #MeToo Into Positive Change