Is it time we stop announcing the “first black person to _____”?
“The best part about the experience was that most outsiders are not invited to attend…The Navajo people have often been wounded by outsiders, so it is important to be very intentional about establishing positive relationships, built on genuine appreciation and respect.”
“But there is history here and this kind of prejudice goes back to the 1970’s, when the revolution began. That is, the Black Revolution and the birth of the Black Panther Party.”
It doesn’t matter who the President is, our job remains the same in our journey to becoming a post-racial society.
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Let’s go back in time and explore where the black community’s negative perception of the police began…
Now and forevermore, black boys and men will be hyper aware of wearing hoodies, because they know they will be perceived as a threat for wearing an item of clothing, rather than judged by their character.
In the face of tragedy, Facebook you have made your mark. When ISIS attacked Paris, you were there with the profile picture filters in support of those affected by the…
Are all children perceived as innocent?
Racism is a systemic problem that has existed for centuries….It has infiltrated every institution known in this country and we will not remedy the wound until we can be honest about our biases and call them out when we see racism rear its ugly head.