May We Talk About Racism Now?

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in May 2021 As I write this, we’ve just passed the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder by Derek Chauvin. It’s the terrible event that made so many more of us speak out — though, of course, others had already been doing so for decades. It’s the event that made write about … Read more

No Foolin’ About Racism

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in April 2021 This was another month where we couldn’t avoid the realities of racism. As the Derek Chauvin trial wound up, more Black people were getting murdered by the US police — it felt like hunting season, no lie, and that’s even from outside the US. Within that context, here’s what I published … Read more

Tools I Use – Updated for 2021

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Here’s a list of the tools and resources that make my life easier as a writer. Disclosure: I’ve become an affiliate for some of the products, because I really like them, and think you will, too. So if you buy a product after clicking on my link, I will receive a small commission. Note that … Read more

Marching Towards Anti-Racism

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in March 2021 As I was putting this roundup together, two events of particular note were in my mind. One of these was the Derek Chauvin trial in the US (I hope they throw the book at him for murdering George Floyd, but who knows what will actually happen?) I’m not watching the … Read more

Another Month to Remember Racism

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in February 2021 As you know, I started the year as I ended it: writing about racism. That didn’t change in February. I slowed down my publishing cadence a little, just to spare my subscribers’ inboxes, but still managed to cover some important topics. Articles On the Labeling of … Read more

A New Year of Anti-Racism

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in January 2021 If there’s one thing I know, it’s that in 2021, I’m going to continue to use my writing gift to alert people to Black experiences of racism. I ended 2020 with my first paid commission for anti-racism writing, and I’ve started 2021 with a number of opportunities to … Read more