Laura N. Weston, Baltimore, MD. About 80% of the time people assume (mostly men) I am Puerto Rican even though I am half Caucasian and half African American. I stress to everyone who thinks it is important enough to ask me what I am that I am Mixed or Biracial and I state with what. [...]
Alva Jones Jr. Greensboro, NC I’m a bit of a focal point of discrimination in this country. As a Black man I’m viewed as a threat. As a gay man I’m viewed as an abomination. These views have by no means been universal in my travels, but the reality of their existence is no less [...]
William Tacoma, WA The “white guilt” narrative and the assumption that racism is one-direction in the US is wrongheaded.
Dan Rice Ames, IA As a 55 year old white guy in higher eduction I have been part of dozens of diversity awarness workshops. I teach and present on many subjects concerning diversity issues. After 2 dozen year of such activitiy i finally simply portray and live the fact we are all different – with [...]
Jake Coenen Fond du Lac, WI
John Moore We are all one and should be treating each other that way.
Ashley Anderson Eugene, OR
Booker Evans Minot, ND Essentially people are the same except for a few percent DNA….most differences and responses to those perceived differences are manufactured. Perhaps by ignorance and lack of insight into the human condition.
Corey Davis San Antonio, TX I read through a lot of the post and had never planned to write anything myself, because what’s left to say. Then I read the Card “I feel uncomfortable with you here,” and that broke my heart, brought me to tears. A grown man, 44 years old, sitting at the [...]
Joe Sturnick Rochester, NY
Kashia Blake Hagerstown, MD
Anonymous Quoted from- “Justice” by Ziggy Marley Justice, people say, justice Justice, brother say, justice Judge me if I am weak Judge me if I am strong Judge my days and all life long They let the baby cry, let the mama cry And youths like I and I have to cry For justice, one, [...]
Kim Glenn Submitted via Twitter: @kimtv
Anonymous (Run with perseverance the course ahead)
Susan Knight-Smith Marietta, GA. Read more about the racial divide in Marietta, GA.