This doesn’t surprise me , yet it does upsets me to the core. Having to deal with racism in US today is a emotional task, but when you are made aware of the ways of the past , makes it seems as if this will never change.
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I wanted to put into word what I felt, but I couldn’t. Perhaps I was the only one who believed like it. Turns out I wasn’t! 1988 a woman wrote down what I have been thinking and feeling all along. White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack Peggy McIntosh 1988…
Came up on Daniel Pennywell post and found it speaks to what I’ve been trying to convey in my efforts to share what I believe is where the root of the problem is. Narrative that has been placed on the African American Male by the police started at the police academy. I do wonder wasContinue reading “Training the trainer..”
The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected the Black community. According to the COVID Tracking Project, within the United States, African Americans are dying at a rate more than 1.5 times higher than their population share. Several collegiate institutions are leading initiatives to address the alarming trend, including Morehouse College. The HBCU recently received a $40… MorehouseContinue reading “Morehouse College Receives $40M To Combat COVID-19 In Underserved Communities — NewsOne”
Following the death of George Floyd, Billie Eilish shared a passionate message to her Instagram followers calling on her white fans to recognize their privilege. The lengthy statement, posted Saturday morning, was captioned with the hashtags #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd and #BlackLivesMatter. Eilish’s outrage at Floyd’s death is clear in both her words and the fact that much […]Continue reading “Billie Eilish Slams ‘All Lives Matter’ and White Privilege: ‘This Is Not About You’ — Variety”
If you see this headline and feel like retorting, “All Lives Matter”, think twice. The reason Black lives matter is exactly because ALL lives should matter. I’ve had real difficulty writing posts here this week. On Twitter and Facebook, my usually uplifting posts as a gardener, writer, wife, mother and lover of nature and country […]Continue reading “Black Lives Matter — Cynthia Reyes”
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