Joe Niehaus, College Park, MD. Like most conflictsusceptible, resolution begins with simple communication. Both sides of the racial divide are often too willing to disregard the other perspective of the other side. We need to work to acknowledge the merits of all peoples speech- regardless of color or background. Everyone can contribute to this conversation.
Rebecca Crea, Coral Springs, FL. We can’t change what we won’t acknowledge.
Deanna Shoemaker, West Allenhurst, NJ. Monmouth University
Grainne, Monmouth University
Erica Watts, Arlington, TX. Growing up, I believed that I was all African American. My mother was African American and so was my brother and that is all I needed to know, to know that I was African American. However, as i got older, people began to question my ethnicity. Some claiming that I looked […]
Gregory S. Carr, St. Louis, MO. Thank you for this forum. It provides a valuable platform for ongoing dialogue.
Shannon Rose Eugene, OR Explore Identity People have so much baggage about privilege. So often people act as though it’s the end of a conversation. That somehow acknowledging the privilege that comes with just being seen as white means that you didn’t work hard for what you have, or that you don’t deserve it. I […]
Isaac Levine Ann Arbor, MI Understanding Race Project- University of Michigan