Category Archives: Eleven Months

To remember, to imagine, and to stop believing

EDIT: This text has since been published at Riksha Magazine, under the title “Remember Heritage, Imagine Identity, and Stop Believing.” Here is a link to that piece.

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Eleven Months – Violence

When I was younger, I remember writing in my journal, that I would not like to participate in any organized sports henceforth. The reason was that sports mimicked war, and as a pacifist, I could no longer support such an … Continue reading

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Eleven Months – Privilege

Privilege  “Privilege is just another word for degree of separation, of remove.”  –D Soyini Madison[i] As a privileged body (self identified white, male), I hope to engage in the reality of my own privilege, or as Madison puts it, my … Continue reading

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Eleven Months – Black History in March, Malcolm X

The Eleven Months project is a form of protest against the U.S. government’s relegation of fundamental civil rights issues to a particular month in the calendar year, creating a morally permissible disregard to the remaining eleven.  The hidden motive for those … Continue reading

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