The administration in Mound, like the one in Arizona, has reprimanded the students. The students and teachers at the district will likely receive sensitivity training. That will hopefully help. But, what will continue to plague us as a nation is that “do nothing” racism persists because we refuse to acknowledge how deeply racism is embedded in our consciousnes
Listen to the words that are used when a story is reported. Listen to the narratives that are told about a group of people. Are you a “gang” member or are you a “motorcycle gang member”? It’s time to reflect on two stories that have shocked our country: the riots in Baltimore, Maryland following the death of Freddie Gray and the Motorcycle gang shootout in Waco, Texas.