I can’t write a blog post today (repeat)

Andrea Beltran and the truth.

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About this time last year, I wrote “I can’t write a blog post today.” Nothing has changed. As Laura Davis wrote on Facebook last August 18th, “OK if you aren’t paying attention to what’s happening in Ferguson right now, you should be.” And in so many other cities in the U.S. right now.

Awareness is the most political act of all. How we see the act of seeing. – Cecilia Vicuña

Follow #blacklivesmatter 

Read about Ferguson activists DeRay McKesson and Johnetta Elzie among others being arrested yesterday at St. Louis Justice Center (click on their names to follow and read their timelines on Twitter)

Visit WETHEPROTESTERS

Read Silence: A Retreat A Meditation by Metta Sáma

Watch Aricka Foreman read her poem “Always Something There to Remind Me”

Read Jericho Brown’s poem “The Tradition”

Read Stacia L. Brown’s “Why I Stalk Dead Black Teenagers”

And across the U.S./Mexico border, journalists are…

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