A Racist or A Phobic?

A Racist or A Phobic? “My journey has taken me past constructions of race, past constructions of mixed race, and into an understanding of human difference that does not include race as a meaningful category.” (Spencer in Penn, 2002, p.10) My latest post is written slightly regarding identifying myself as raceless as well as providing [Read More…]

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Black Girls in Suburbia Documentary: This Suburban Black Girl Story

Black Girls in Suburbia Documentary: This Suburban Black Girl Story Black Girls in Suburbia is a documentary that takes an in-depth look into individual black women who were raised and/or live in a predominately white community. I must admit, the trailer is a bit too melodramatic in my personal opinion. Notwithstanding, it shouldn’t dismiss the [Read More…]

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Guest Post: Making it Racial

by K. Pythia Theocritos There comes a time in many African American lives where, by relaying something from their social narrative will have their statement tagged as “making it racial.” When I was younger, I was very quick to correct this assertion by reframing, or even apologizing for, my statement. Socially, minorities are taught that [Read More…]

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Finding Strength for Ignorance: Walking through Prejudice

There are moments that happen and I often wonder if it is the wrong place at the wrong time or the right place at just the right time to inspire my thoughts and remind me of my mission. This week has been full of those moments and although they are sometimes painful or disheartening, these [Read More…]

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Guest Post: An open letter to the Not-the-99-Percent

This guest post is from another talented writer, Flame Bridhesdottir.  I first met her in the Shades of Faith book process and came to really enjoy her writing and professionalism.  She wrote this piece for Daughters of Eve and for her personal blog.  Considering the incredible events this week with the Occupy movement, more voices [Read More…]

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The Revolution was Televised

Where do I start in verbalizing the pure disgust I feel after watching the institutionalized racism, sexism, classism and power issues of what I just saw before me? I don’t know where to start so I will first start with a picture of the faces of Occupy Oakland. These are the faces of a community [Read More…]

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Guest Post: That Angry, Polytheist, Black Woman

This guest post is from K. Pythia Theocritos, a wonderful writer that writes for her own blog and is pretty powerful in her words.  She has written a guest post for Daughters of Eve and we hope to read more of her writing in the near future.  Enjoy!!  – Crystal That Angry, Polytheist, Black Woman [Read More…]

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Honoring Who I Have Become

Interestingly, I am a Black Wiccan. I have heard of others talk of being asked why they are Wiccan instead of a path “from their ancestry”. I have a lot I could say about this but that would side track this particular conversation. I have not had people ask me this directly but I know [Read More…]

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To Degree or Not to Degree, That is the Question (or is it really?)

After a weekly conversation on a the Pagan Household yahoo group this week, it really pushed me to thinking about what I think is a part of the varying dynamics within the Pagan community with regards to the need for trained clergy and leaders. I am always quite confused by the resistance in the community [Read More…]

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Lost in Translation… or maybe not

How do you find the right words to describe the delicate fusion between who you are, who you have become and who you want to be? I think that most people are in a dance with themselves in finding out the answers to those very questions. Sometimes being a Black, Woman, Wiccan High Priestess feels [Read More…]

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