It’s time for “Real Talk”

Institutional racism, racial profiling, classism, gender and sexual orientation discrimination, colorism- these are  all constructed, yet irrefutable and substantive social issues that continue to follow us, from one generation to the next, with no apparent resolution or end in sight. And the thing is, not many people are willing to really talk about them. And when … Continue reading It’s time for “Real Talk”

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Can we change racial inequity in this country?

'Do I believe we can change racial inequity?' This question was posed during a Race Power, Privilege Workshop: Tools and Strategies for Advancing Racial Equity training I attended last week. Everyone who attended worked in an organization or city/county department that provides services to the community in some form or fashion. Now, I personally don't believe … Continue reading Can we change racial inequity in this country?

So, rich folks want poor kids to stop trick or treating in their neighborhoods!

Ahh.. Just when you think that by this time, in 2014, you've seen and heard just about all the ignorance someone could possibly dream up, lo and behold, ignorance knows no bounds! I came across this on Twitter. Just take a minute and read this over: Dear Prudence, I live in one of the wealthiest … Continue reading So, rich folks want poor kids to stop trick or treating in their neighborhoods!