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Guide to Getting Uncomfortable With Race
Writer, Activist, Wanderer
After you've become familiar with your own racial biases, first and foremost, accept yourself for them. Wherever you come from, whatever your background, you have been taught that those racial biases are true. The true test of your character will be how you practice unlearning them.
A Personal Reflection on Prejudice
If I am to be part of any honest conversation, it's part of what I need to confront. I think of talking out loud as at times transforming, and hope this is the case right now.
Cancer, John Mayer and "Please Don't Call Me Racist" : Diffusing the R-Bomb
Writer, Filmmaker, Speaker, Columnist: nashvillecitypaper.com
It wasn't until recovering from stage IV uterine cancer that I began to notice the parallels between cancer and racism -- and potentially similar paths of recovery.
A Book I Won't Be the Same After: Americanah
This book has been like that for me. It has sort of turned everything topsy-turvy. I'm speaking for myself and for many white people who have no idea of what being black in America is like, even though we may think we do.
A Few Nice Reads For White People Struggling To Understand The Struggle
Curator, Arts Activist, Author, and self-described "Creative I...
These recommendations are offered (again) with love, not one ounce of blame, gratitude for anyone making even the tiniest effort to affect positive change, and hope for a better understanding in the not-so-distant future.
Is Hillary Up For The Truth Of Donald Trump?
Does Hillary Clinton speak to any emotional truth of a large segment of the population? And does she have the courage and the depth to expose just how much Trump is playing with racist sentiment so he can win people over?
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