That Could’ve Been Me. Mass Shootings at Big Box Stores

by Tabala Jali Thomas (parts of this post are composites) After every Mass Shooting in America, I’m sure someone uses a version of that phrase, ‘that could have been me’ or ‘that could have been my child, my mother, my sister, my brother, my father, my grandmother, my grandfather, my uncle, my aunt, my cousin, my friend, my coworker. It is a common response for … Continue reading That Could’ve Been Me. Mass Shootings at Big Box Stores

A FRIENDSHIP UNTIL TRUMP, IS IT OVER?

When in the course of a conversation with an old and dear friend, not necessarily a heated conversation but lukewarm, when you ask that friend days after the insurrection on January 6th 2021, if Hitler was a racist, and they unexpectedly begin to hem and haw, and they respond, ‘Well I wasn’t around then….’ For a moment your mind explodes and all you see are … Continue reading A FRIENDSHIP UNTIL TRUMP, IS IT OVER?