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Terese Mailhot

Terese Mailhot


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White Tears Taste Like Champagne

White people on the left are coping with the realization that America is racist. I’ve been doing that Indian thing where I disassociate and make jokes until I can commit to life again or resign completely. White tears taste like champagne. I wonder what our tears tasted like these...

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To Brave White People: Be Braver

This is dedicated to the brave white people taking a stand on Facebook against Trump and sharing various Standing Rock articles. You could have been on the front line, in the marches, putting money where your mouth is, but you had the foresight to know real change happens the...

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Where the Election Went Wrong, For Me

My son was in tears. He asked me if his grandmother would be deported (she’s a citizen born in Mexico). He’s eleven and a better, kinder person than I am. I told him that she wouldn’t be deported, and that we can afford lawyers, and then I named the...

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What We Say When We Talk About Assault

The conversations on sexual assault and survival have escalated during this election. Trump’s recorded conversation with Billy Bush amped up dialogue on how easy it is to be complicit to assault. Billy Bush shouldn’t have laughed off or egged on Trump’s behavior, and now he’s loathed across the I..

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Grow Up, Donald and Little Billy

Billy Bush and Trump were recorded sounding like virgins in a high school locker room. The thing is—Bush was 34 at the time of the incident and Trump was 59, yet Little Billy is claiming he was a lot younger and immature during the recording? Okay. In the Trump...