Meaningful Change

No Passes

A man called me a black tramp, nappy-headed, four-eyes, and a bitch. He was mumbling, so those are just the pieces I caught. I let his first tirade go. Don’t engage. That’s what I’ve always been taught. I stood behind him on the street corner, waiting for the light to change. I was in a …

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Meaningful Change

Country Roads

I grew up listening to country music. It was the soundtrack to almost every road trip I’ve ever been on. Our family rule is that the driver picks the music, which is convenient for my dad becase he drives about 97% of the time. As a child, country stations became mile markers. We’d get out …

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