The families of victims are often overlooked when examining the financial, emotional and psychological damage of pervasive incarceration […]
My heart goes out the family of this young girl. Sadly, this story is one of the countless […]
Time and again we see how deftly a Black man’s innocence can be distorted into one that paints him as the perpetual flawed character prone to criminality – one deserving of the brutality committed against him
When confronted with racism, many Blacks choose to look the other way and keep silent to protect their little piece of the pie – no matter how meager. They fail to realize that their silence weakens Black progress. And makes them an active participant in their own oppression. Their silence perpetuates and help to preserve white hierarchy.
I filed a complaint with HR about a co-worker, who in expressing his dislike for Black football players […]
In a discussion in which I argued that racial discrimination is preserved and perpetuated in the cultivation of […]
I have never ‘truly’ felt the kind of terror that lived in my belly and would not go […]
Black women who dare to embrace themselves as self-loving, prideful, accepting and unapologetic-ally Black – who challenge dominant ideologies that they are dis-empowered figures – who, in asserting themselves as having the right to speak, ask questions and stand against an unjust system – they understand how potent racism can be.
“Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair?
Who taught you to hate the color of skin,
to such extent that you bleach your skin to get like white man?”
“Who taught you to hate yourself
from the top of your head to the soles of your feet?
Who taught you to hate your own kind?” Malcolm X
Not addressing racism when they occur is a missed opportunity that weakens the work-place community – and creates a space to continue on an insidious course where people think that it’s ok to express their racist ideologies that demean, belittles, and inflicts harm to others – without consideration and accountability.