Polarization in North America and Northern Ireland

I come from a Southern U.S. family. My genealogy is 50% comprised of Scots-Irish families. My step-grandmother was born into an IRA family and crossed the Atlantic with her parents as a baby. In her words, “My parents were tired of bullets flying through the house and visiting my uncles in English prisons to feedContinue reading “Polarization in North America and Northern Ireland”

Tattoo Removal

Christian Picciolini and Removery have sponsored me to have the Confederate Battle Flag tattoo removed from my arm. I am so grateful. Here are some pictures and links below. https://www.christianpicciolini.com/home https://removery.com/ – for your tattoo removal needs. Here is an apology that I have written to the world in the spirit of peace, forgiveness andContinue reading “Tattoo Removal”

Intergenerational Trauma, Peace, and Reconciliation

Tattoo Removal Above is a link to my tattoo removal. Below is an article about intergenerational trauma and race reconciliation. At the bottom is an apology. Dear Ancestors, Earth, and her Inhabitants, I’m sorry y’all were conscripted into a rich man’s war. I was taught to give you honor for yall’s heroic efforts in defendingContinue reading “Intergenerational Trauma, Peace, and Reconciliation”

Healing in Rwanda with Damien Nkubana

This is an interview between Damien Nkubana and I. Damien is the program manager for PEARLS Rwanda Rehabilitation Centre. This is the story of the incredible work he is doing. All I can do is pass along his story and his words and hope that you will support my friend. The video is for contextContinue reading “Healing in Rwanda with Damien Nkubana”

Reverberation of War

The trees, buildings, people, and cannonsTower over my three feet.Smell of gunpowder. Sight of lanterns.People in the streetFear slices from my throat to my tummy.Where’s my daddy? Where’s my mummy?A sea of people taller than me.Where’s our tent? I can’t see… There you are!I hear my mothers voice.She comforts me under the stars.We had noContinue reading “Reverberation of War”

Swann’s Model of Radicalization and Polarization

Article coming soon… See: https://dontwantyourcivilwar.com/2021/10/15/polarization-in-north-america-and-northern-ireland/