Personally, I’ve given up trying to have meaningful conversations with any individual who can not demonstrate consideration, because it is unproductive. I’ve honestly tried and have observed the behavior, language and perceptions many exhibit towards others and issues or situations. How can you teach anyone who is not willing to first be a student? This … Continue reading I Never Knew Silence Could Be So Loud
The People Who Made America: The Most Arrested Rabbi in America Continuing something I started in 2009, but extending it beyond its designed month, I would like to share another story that needs to be heard. Continuing my series, “The People Who Made America”, formally titled “Whites in Black History”, I ask you to join … Continue reading The People Who Made America: The Most Arrested Rabbi in America
Whites in Black History Series: Rev. James Joseph Reeb Reverend James Reeb received his Masters of Divinity at the Princeton Theological Seminary in 1953. He was one of others in that class who put truth to practice by adhering to the call of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Like many ministers fresh out … Continue reading Rev.James Joseph Reeb: “More Than a Witness to Truth”
I have had many conversations with individuals who say they’re not racist whenever I write about the various issues that surround race. Often they say it as an attempt to deflect any responsibility or accountability. I’m OK if you’re OK, can’t we all get along type of ideology. I write about the things I do … Continue reading Post Racial or Post Racist? (NC Racial Justice Act)
Notice: To those who only want to argue for no logical or just for selfish reasons but to disagree, I suggest this to you. If you do not understand the intricacies of what is unconscious racism/discrimination, then don’t make yourself look ignorant by making an uninformed comment. This is for people who know what they’re … Continue reading Seattle’s Goodwill?
Why is it that Republicans do not want to talk about immigration? Could it be that it exposes who they essentially have become or welcomed into their ranks? When you observe their position on this issue you must ask the question of how long will we sit silently with a voyueristic mentality on immigration reform? … Continue reading The Time is Now
Alright, I have an interesting question for all who are brave enough to answer this challenging question. Given the sexual harassment gay/lesbian teenagers face in addition to all of the other pressures of high school and being a teenager. Here’s my question. Is school segregation a viable alternative to harassment, meaning having a high …school … Continue reading Making the Case for School Segregation