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Why hostile wit?
Hostile = nonconformist, skeptical, exposing, scrappy, defiant, saucy, offbeat. “Hostile” like that pair of “hostile underwear” that attacks your crotch. Not “hostile” meaning unkind, bitter or malicious.
Witness = to be present, to affirm the truth, advocate, corroborate.
Wit = insight, common sense, and humor. The stuff worth living for.
% of white people who deny race gives them an advantage
Pandemic fun with a menopausal mom, a middle-aged Public Defender who can’t be in public and three moody teenagers
I find no escapist joy in scratchy lingerie, and more importantly, I shouldn’t have to pretend otherwise.
The St. Louis City bond system ups the already stressful task to locate and bail loved ones in custody. This either intentionally onerous &/or negligently oppressive process adds another layer of injustice.
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A parent, recovering lawyer, and writer. I never envisioned my midlife aspirations to include emulating Pussy Riot, but standing up for humanity has a way of changing a person. I’m a former corporate attorney set adrift following the 2008 economic downturn. I turned anti-racist activist, baptized by fire in the streets of Ferguson. Read More