Liam Neeson, White Supremacy, And Making A Decision

Let’s Talk About Being Racist

You are racist because you were born and bred in a racist, white supremacist society. White Supremacy is, as I’ve said earlier, insidious by design. The racism required to uphold White Supremacy is woven into every area of our lives. There is no way you can inherit white privilege from birth, learn racist white supremacist history in schools, consume racist and white supremacist movies and films, work in a racist and white supremacist workforce, and vote for racist and white supremacist governments and not be racist.

Ijeoma Oluo, So You Want to Talk About Race

ALMOST TWENTY-FIVE years ago in San Francisco, I was jumped and beaten half a block from my apartment. It’s the one and only time in my life I’ve ever been assaulted.

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Time To Go Get Tested For MMR Immunity

Apparently My Own Results Were ‘Equivocal’?

AFTER READING a Seattle Times report on Clark County declaring an emergency over measles cases appearing in the Portland area, I dug into my Kaiser Permanente records because I had a recollection of getting tested in the recent past for immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella, probably during the last measles scare.

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