Fellow white people: the responsibility of talking about race and racism doesn’t fall solely on people of color. It’s on us. Anti-racism work isn’t easy. And it requires something from we white people that is hard to admit – we mess up. A lot. I’m no different. I don’t talk about racism because I’m some … Continue reading Anti-Racism Work Is Hard But We Must Stick With It
In the words of the Prophet Angela Davis, “freedom is a Constant Struggle.” In this present darkness that we find ourselves, it has become critical to heed and embody this truth. We live in world where Nazis openly march on the streets and where said white supremacists are met by a gang of angry clowns. … Continue reading Self-Congratulatory Allies Are A Parasite on The Movement
Last month, my white friend apologized for a crime she committed eighteen years ago. “Suzie,” she said, using the nickname given to me by my elementary school peers, “I often think about how I used to make a spectacle out of your hair. I just wanted to say that I’m sorry for how that may … Continue reading Reparations Can Look Like Two Words: “I’m Sorry”
“Asians are a challenge to cast because most casting directors feel as though they’re not very expressive,” the casting director said. “They’re very shut down in their emotions.” “Asians are a challenge to cast because most casting directors feel as though they’re not very expressive.” https://t.co/q7Zk4toviu — Angry Asian Man (@angryasianman) September 8, 2017 I … Continue reading Asian Americans Need to Express Our Feelings About White Supremacy
We are busy people Constantly pulled in multiple directions Our minds full of information Task-oriented lists Calendars with conflicting meetings Agendas overflowing Our only pause is our sleep We are busy people So in times like these when chaos is all around us With threats of international war, Intentional efforts to further marginalize the most … Continue reading Making Time for Liberation and Justice
I wish white America cared about police brutality as much as they cared about preserving white safety. Maybe the police would think twice before killing people who looked like me. And I would have loved to hear Sandra’s side of the story on The Today Show.