Sean Davis

There Comes a Time When Silence Is a Betrayal

(Black Lives Matter protest in Tennessee; Photo by Zoe VandeWater on Unsplash)
Reflecting on current events, racism in America and the protests in the streets, Sean Davis thinks about his own path; breaking silence and the ongoing call to action.    There comes a time when silence is a betrayal. I grew up a white, heterosexual male in rural Oregon with only one black family in our community. I was raised by my grandparents who ... Read the full article
Sean Davis

Sean Davis is the author of The Wax Bullet War, a Purple Heart Iraq War veteran, and a community leader in Northeast Portland, Oregon. His latest stories, essays, and articles have appeared in various magazines and media sources such as HUMAN the Movie, the international fashion magazine Flaunt, Forest Avenue's forthcoming anthology City of Weird, and much more.

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