Alicia R. Norman, Author at Liberal Resistance

Posts by Alicia R. Norman

Still Not Safe in Alabama

By Alicia R Norman Many of my black family and friends have this running joke about stocking up on food and gas before passing through Mississippi and Alabama due to their not-so-pleasant racial histories. While states like Missouri have an official NAACP travel advisory due to dangerous cop pull over rates for African Americans, sadly,…

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Why We Kneel

By Alicia R. Norman I recently had the misfortune of running into an anti NFL group on Twitter and man was it a bubbling morass of disinformation, indignation and anger over—well. A black man kneeling. Kneeling was an affront to human decency! To humanity! Vets! The anthem, the flag, heck, one commenter tried to say…

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