With the public face comes some unwanted attention

The past five months have been a whirlwind! When I decided to run for public office, I had no idea how much work even a relatively small local campaign would be, nor did I fully grasp how much my life would change. For those who aren’t local or who don’t follow Black Girl in Maine …

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Calling All White People, Part 46: You already know the answer

old style corded black phone mounted on red paneled wall

Calling All White People, Part 46 TODAY’S EPISODE: Stop asking other people (especially POC) what you should do    [To find other installments of “Calling All White People,” click here] BGIM recently posed a question online—I think it was on Facebook but it really doesn’t matter—asking people what “Black Lives Matter” means to them beyond …

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