Vicki DiPaolo, Charleston, SC. It is the basic instinct of survival that causes us to evaluate our environment and decide if what we see is helpful, benign, or dangerous. We don’t always get it right because ingrained thoughts are always right in today’s world. We began in communities where we all looked the same. If […]
Joyce Goodluck, East Lansing, MI. On Location, MSU. Before coming to MSU I knew one side of racism from media. Whites discriminating Blacks. I even once experienced that when I passed by Akers Hall and some one shouted at me from his window black and African. I was like he is a racist.But whom am […]
David Garcia, McAllen, TX.
Katy Morris, Kansas City, KS.
Pam Lindberg, Minneapolis, MN. I am embarrassed by the behavior of my race. We need to open our eyes accompanied by our hearts
Bill Fullmer, DeWitt, MI. If we show respect to all people we come in contact with, or near contact with, there is no basis for a racial bias. If an individual does something to diminish my respect for that person, I am dealing with that individuals behavior and not their race. Aretha had it right.
Erica Williams Cincinnati, OH
Anthony Ricotta Vancouver, WA I have a really hard time with this issue because people seem to assume my objection to the behavior/action of illegal immigration is a racial thing. However, I don’t care about the culture or nation from whence someone comes, I simply object to breaking the law! I understand that for some, […]
Casey Patterson College Park, MD The University of Maryland
Herman E West Ann Arbor, MI Zimmerman, in his description to the police dispatcher made the point that Trayvon was walking in the rain and listed that as one of the things that he thought was suspicious behavior.