Not good-bye but a new direction: The future of BGIM

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If you live long enough, you realize that nothing lasts forever, from relationships to careers to these containers we call bodies and so much else. Everything and everyone will eventually bite the dust or, at the very least, make major changes at some point to ensure their survival until their eventual demise. As uncomfortable as …

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People of color being poisonous to other POC—the L.A. City Council and anti-Black bias

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“Not all skinfolk are kinfolk” is a reasonably common refrain in Black circles when Black people perpetuate harmful stereotypes or ally themselves with clearly anti-Black—and, frankly, anti-progress in general—forces in politics and elsewhere in society. But it’s applicable to not just Black people but other people of color, who too often eagerly put their own …

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