Current Events, Race, Social Media

Black Lives Matter, but everything ain’t Black Lives Matter

The Black Lives Matter organization is one of the scores of organizations that are invested in the liberation of Black people and the dismantling of systemic racism.  There are also scores of grassroots organizations and groups that are acting under the presupposition that’s Black Lives Matter, but are themselves not aligned with the organization. There… Continue reading Black Lives Matter, but everything ain’t Black Lives Matter

Internet, Social Media

Stop it: Five annoying social media behaviors that need to go

We've all been guilty of one or more of these annoying behaviors on social media. Of the social sins we could be committing, being annoying on social media ranks fairly low (well okay, middle of the road), but maybe we can all at least try to do better. We could accidentally make the world a… Continue reading Stop it: Five annoying social media behaviors that need to go

Culture, Internet, Social Media

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and people on the internet are doing way too much (as usual)

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and people on the internet are doing way too much (as usual)  I feel the need to start this post by saying that I know many breast cancer survivors and I value legitimate efforts to raise money for breast cancer research and to educate people about such an awful disease.… Continue reading It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and people on the internet are doing way too much (as usual)