Month: July 2021
Fatphobia, Cultural Appropriation, and Other Touchpoints in American Yoga: A Review of Jessamyn Stanley’s ‘Yoke’
After reading Yoke, I can’t say that I have all the answers – but doling out answers isn’t the point of the book. More often than not, Stanley doesn’t recommend a path of action or a road to follow. Instead, she offers her own personal self-examination as a path for the reader to take or leave.
The South is both my heartache and my home. It’s a paradox, I know, but I’m a Southerner, and contradiction is my love language.
At a recent school board meeting, a cadre of mostly white conservative Christians spoke against critical race theory. I couldn’t help but hear their fear that CRT will endanger their freedom. But the truth, as the saying goes, will set us free – and it’s time we start telling it.