Category Archives: People are Good

February Read: Three Out of #1000BlackGirlBooks

Every publication from Vibe to Jezebel is talking about Marley Dias, the 11-year old New Jersey girl who is holding a book drive for 1000 books with Black female protagonists. No stranger to activism, Marley is clearly a DO person, not a … Continue reading

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Montclair’s Hala Ghanem Hosts a Fundraiser for Syrian Refugee Family

Montclair’s Hala Ghanem couldn’t stand by during the refugee crisis; she had to act. Continue reading

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Introverting: It’s not you, it’s me.

This image feels off to me. As one of those confusing “She doesn’t seem shy” introverts, I feel like I ought to connect to this. It’s trying to be polite, and it’s so very clever with its gerund-like attempt to be … Continue reading

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What is Love?

I can’t wait to see how she turns out.

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Lift Ev’ry Voice and Shout: 150th Juneteenth

Learn so you can act with conviction, knowledge, passion, confidence, and positivity. Please leave more positive links about Juneteenth in comments. History of Juneteenth via Texas State Historical Association. More history of Juneteenth via Talking Points Memo. An idea of how … Continue reading

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Social Collisions Solved

The source of many misunderstandings: Shy and socially awkward people think no one else is. Outgoing and gregarious people think everyone else is.  As someone who considers herself shy and socially awkward (despite few people ever believing me), I’ve become … Continue reading

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Your life, trying to be remembered

A friend posted this today — April 28th — and it expresses part of the complexity that is mourning. Life goes on, and as time passes, we start to live in moments and hours and even days when those we’ve … Continue reading

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Women’s History X

Congratulations, Stephanie! You (or the recipient of your shout out) will receive a copy of Rad American Women! A friend (Thanks, Amy!) recently posted a link to this post on Dangerous Minds about an ABC book called Rad American Women A-Z: … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Joy of Giving

This video has gotten a lot of play, but it’s worth another share. Narayanan Krishnan, as a part of the CNN Heroes: Everyday People Changing the World series, shares how his life has become about giving to others. I appreciate that … Continue reading

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If you haven’t voted yet, get to it!

Find your polling place here. For more reticent voters: Find your f***ing polling place. (Language NSFW!)

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