Posts tagged "discrimination"

An Open Letter To Our Nation's Children

Dear Children of America, Last night’s election did not go as expected, and I’m sure you’ve noticed that there are many strong responses to Donald Trump’s win and Hillary Clinton’s loss. Some of you have parents and grandparents who are crying in sadness about the outcome, and some of you have parents and grandparents who... Read more »

Chicago Trump Rally Shut Down: Being On The Right Side Of History

Chicago Trump Rally Shut Down: Being On The Right Side Of History
CHICAGO Friday, March 11, 2016. Due to the presence of thousands of protesters, tonight’s Trump rally in Chicago was called off. As of this moment, there are no reports of anyone being hurt or injured. UPDATE:  After Trump’s campaign (not the Chicago police) called off the rally, there were some clashes between Trump supporters and... Read more »

We have a problem when 7-yr-olds are calling each other "Dumb Ho"

We have a problem when 7-yr-olds are calling each other "Dumb Ho"
Yesterday I conducted an anti-bullying workshop with several large groups of kids at summer camp.  Prior to meeting with the kids, I spent time talking with the counselors to find out what types of behaviors the kids were exhibiting. One counselor told me, “Honestly, they call each other terrible names.  Like ‘Dumb Ho’”. “Mine do... Read more »
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We Do Not Live in a Post-Racial Society. Start a Courageous Conversation.

We do not live in a post-racial society.  Ask your elementary school kids. Sometimes I read news articles or blog posts that refer to America as becoming a post-racial society.  I couldn’t disagree more.  Yes, we elected a black man as our president four years ago, but that does not mean we live in a... Read more »