Privilege, Starbucks, Neighborhood Watch – and the pervasive crime of white apathy

Things White Folks Don't Know The hardest thing for me to reconcile in my life today,  is that I have children I love and would give my life for whom I know hear about white people in ways that do not describe me. Yet still, they do describe white America. Words that are not false, … Continue reading Privilege, Starbucks, Neighborhood Watch – and the pervasive crime of white apathy

Portraits In Black Speak Truth To White Adults And Children Of Color

Michele Obama presented these personal thoughts at the unveiling of her portrait by Amy Sherald; “I’m also thinking about all the young people, particularly girls and girls of color, who in years ahead will come to this place and they will look up, and they will see an image of someone who looks like them … Continue reading Portraits In Black Speak Truth To White Adults And Children Of Color

Black History Month, Racism & Privilege – An Unauthorized White Perspective

Privilege and Racism; not surprisingly, topics that aren’t very popular among a large segment of white people. I’ve been told a time or two that I wear this topic out. Possibly because I am a white person speaking to white people. What gives me the authority? The truth is, I have none. That’s the point. … Continue reading Black History Month, Racism & Privilege – An Unauthorized White Perspective