Author Archives: GiGiJones

I’m Disappointed In My (White) Friends

Source: I’m Disappointed In My (White) Friends

Why Black Lives Matter is Crucial, All Lives Matter is Unnecessary, and White Lives Matter is just Racist

Source: Why Black Lives Matter is Crucial, All Lives Matter is Unnecessary, and White Lives Matter is just Racist

A Matter of Words – Losing a Customer and Opening a Conversation

Source: A Matter of Words – Losing a Customer and Opening a Conversation

How I’m learning to break my silence and fight racism

Source: How I’m learning to break my silence and fight racism

Maddie

Sometimes when I have settled down, put away distractions, and really listen to the silence. I think of you, I think of the things we never got to do. I think about how ignorant I was to everything that occurred that day. If I was smarter I would have went to the doctor and saved […]

Uncle Tom

As she sat there and thought she could not believe that he insulted her before she could even sit down by stating that the outfit she was wearing was to urban for his taste. She was taken back, “What you mean urban? This a traditional wrap skirt from one of the many countries in Africa. […]

Letter To My Daughter

I want to tell you all the things you need to know about everything that you will ever do or encounter but I cannot. All I can do is prepare you the best I can. I cannot stop your first broken heart. The first time you realize everyone lies or even your first betrayal by […]