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  • Sharon Kyle 6:48 pm on June 2, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Things I Didn’t Know 

    Note To My White Self

    Nine years ago, I began to slowly awaken to my racial prejudices and white privilege.  It was a rude awakening.  During the past three years, I’ve blogged about that journey from racial ignorance.  Recently, someone asked me what have been the biggest surprises along the way.  What do I know now that I didn’t know before?  What follows is a short list of some of my bigger epiphanies and the posts where I shared these revelations.

    I didn’t know that for a short period after the Civil War black people made significant progress in political and economic terms.  I didn’t know we had black US Senators and Representatives, that many southern states had black legislatures, that black literacy rates skyrocketed and blacks make significant economic gains.  I didn’t know about the reign of terror necessary for whites to end this moment of possibility, murdering thousands of black men, women and…

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  • Sharon Kyle 3:10 pm on September 7, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    ^SK @sistergiant for all who are care ab 

    ^SK @sistergiant for all who are care about the state of women rights in this country

     
  • Sharon Kyle 12:34 pm on August 5, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    #Curiosity #NASA #JPL Best of luck to th 

    #Curiosity #NASA #JPL Best of luck to the MSL Team

     
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