Reading Time: 4 minutes For years on end, Black and brown folks have risked their lives for freedoms that others sip casually with their morning lattes. Now it’s high time the white folks, who can protest without the fear of catching a bullet, roll up their sleeves and get busy.
The Tennessee State Legislature taught a real-time class in Critical Race Theory for all the world to see yesterday.
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Fascism is coming for all of us, and the ONLY WAY TO STOP IT IS TO UNDERSTAND RACISM COMPROMISES THE FUTURE FOR EVERYONE.
Bad cops get away with murder in exactly the same way Kyle Rittenhouse did – and this is a very, very big deal.
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The court, led by a judge who was clearly sympathetic to Rittenhouse, handed the holy grail state of mind defense to white extremists whose sole purpose would be to impede free speech using deadly force.
Reading Time: 4 minutes . I’ll say it again: we’re not all good, and we’re not all bad. No human, philosophy, group, country is all good. If I’m mostly good, should I try to be better? How does that happen if I make sure not to address what’s bad?
Reading Time: 7 minutes “About one in four Black Americans will experience an anxiety disorder at some point,” write Dr. Jessica R. Graham-LoPresti, Dr.Tahirah Abdullah, Dr. Lindsey M. West and Amber Calloway, four black female mental health researchers, who called the condition “racial battle fatigue”
CNN: I covered the Rodney King and Freddie Gray riots. This moment feels different. That’s why I’m afraid.
Reading Time: 9 minutes What if I keep seeing a succession of unarmed black and brown people struck down on videos? What if one day it’s someone I know — or me?
Reading Time: 3 minutes As an educator and coach, I have dedicated my entire career to creating an inclusive space to support marginalized people. This includes dismantling systems that uphold the structures of racism.
My focus has always been on elevating underserved voices, creating tools for access, and (re)building inner wellness strategies that help people stay the course – no matter the obstacle.
Reading Time: 3 minutes To know that others do not have those same opportunities and to be afraid to take a stand for them, to risk speaking up in their defense, in case I say something wrong???
That is cowardice.
Reading Time: 3 minutes We can be trauma-informed AND also be extremely clear about what matters most.