Rosita Gonzalez, Madison, WI. I am not who I seem. Roads converged to make me a person of three races, of which only one sticks. My children only identify with the one that sticks. But I cannot tell them much about that race that defines them. I blog about it to examine and heal both […]
LaKeisha Vereen Ann Arbor, MI
Winfrey Young, Atlanta, GA. Emancipation did not reinstate self-esteem, justice, dignity or reality. Freed slaves were not endowed with freedom to love or with pride of self. There was no one to help us heal. We cannot move toward each other if our self-image and ideals are shackled—and we continue to wallow in the sicknesses […]
Julia Pichler, Salem, OR. Picture Source: http://turnlol.com/images/2012/10/touhou-flandre-scarlet-bad-apple-fresh-hd-wallpaper-400×250.jpg
Basmin, St. Louis, MO. This question has been asked since I began my earthwalk as though I am something other than human, that I don’t fit recognizable category. As a woman of color in seeking healing for my racial wounds I embraced my spiritual nature, cultivated peace within and embraced each who breathes as a […]
Rogina Vaughn Vallejo, CA Why does it seem the sore will never heal? We waste so much time being rascist, however in death, our skin color doesn’t matter!
Sister Andrea Dillon Ann Arbor, MI
Greg D. Royal Oak, MI I’m glad to live in America. Race plays an important role in our society. There is definitely discrimination against black people in our country, but there are also some black people that use it as a crutch. Example of the former: I got a speeding ticket in Maryland Heights Missouri […]
Anonymous Garland, TX Seeing these race card statements, reading the essays, reassured to see that so many people are feeling this pain. Can we talk about it with each other and heal racism one relationship at a time but recognizing how alike we are? That would be a grand thing.
Dawn Clearwater, fl We are all healing these wounds- exposing it the air is the best way to heal.