Reflections, Realisations & Responsibility

This is an interesting perspective from a fellow blogger. We’ve been having some discourse about what’s going on in the world, what’s going on with race. I always enjoy the dialogue!

Musings of Waking in the World

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I recently read a post about Critical Race theory. It was the first time I’d heard of it and I did a quick google search to get a basic gist.

My first thought was that it sounded like a positive step away from just trying to impose rules and towards changing thoughts. The idea ( which was mentioned ) that it was more focused on stories and feelings experienced and expressing views, in particular appealed as it’s a great way to change people’s impressions and understanding where rules only prevent them from expressing their old views.
My second thought was nervousness when I came to the idea that white people shouldn’t have a say in this movement ( more on my reasons in a moment & they may not be what you’re thinking ).
My third was a niggling doubt when it came to the…

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I am Louisiana born and bred, now living in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Fortunately for me, I was already living in NC before Hurricane Katrina decimated my beloved New Orleans. An only child, I now feel that I have no personal history since the hurricane destroyed the relics and artifacts of my childhood. As I have always heard, c'est la vie. My Louisiana roots show in my love of good coffee, good food, and good music. My soggy native soil has also shown me that resilience is hard-wired in my consciousness; when the chips are down (or drowned)...bring it on.

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