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The First Step to Recovery Is Admitting You Are Not Powerless Over Your Privilege

Dismantling white supremacy within 12-step recovery groups

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On the evening of June 12, an employee called 911 to report a man who was blocking the drive-thru line at a Wendy’s restaurant in southwest Atlanta. It appeared he was passed out in his car, most likely drunk. “Is he Black?” the…

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Jessica Hoppe

Jessica Hoppe

New York based-writer and creator of @nuevayorka. Work featured in The New York Times, Paper, Vogue, and elsewhere.