Taking the Freedom to Fight Racism

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in July 2021 If there’s one theme that keeps recurring in anti-racism circles, it’s that Black people are tired. We’re giving ourselves permission to rest when we need to, and come back to the fight when we’re ready. One of the things we’re tired of is existing in unsafe … Read more

Starting a Summer of Anti-Racism

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in June 2021 It won’t have escaped your notice that this roundup of anti-racism articles published in June is woefully late. That’s because a hurricane hit the island where I live at the start of July, around the time I’d normally put this together. Our home escaped damage, but … Read more

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 2023

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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