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

The Simplicity Of Privilege

I am stunned each time I learn that someone I know and admire does not believe or accept the existence of white privilege. Not men who lack empathy, intelligence or discernment skills - but brilliant men. One a doctor specializing in children- One, a life coach who teaches wellness, fitness, conservation, and modalities of healing … Continue reading The Simplicity Of Privilege

Illuminable Extrospection

Humans experience energies much like other elements are perceived.  You do not see wind, you see the debris and particulate it conveys.  You do not see light, you see its reflection- the side that is not shadow.  You see fragments of spectrum as carbon variations reflect the reds, the yellows, the blues and the greens, … Continue reading Illuminable Extrospection