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Honestly, I want to see ME be brave

Every once in a while, I have a nightmare about this picture. My nightmare is not that I’m Elizabeth Eckford, the young Black woman walking into the Lion’s Den. My nightmare is that I’m one of the angry White people … Continue reading

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Button Flash Nine: Breaking the Rules with MLK Jr.

To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I’m breaking all the rules.  For this, my Ninth Button Flash Story, I’m disregarding arbitrary word and time limits.  And, here’s the kicker:  the piece you are about to read is not even … Continue reading

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