Tag Archives: People of Color

It’s an Unearned White Privilege Thing…

My whiteness gives me unearned privileges to be seen in society and heard and to succeed. A good education is almost guaranteed. Or living in a neighborhood with little crime — It’s an ‘unearned white privilege thing’. I can walk … Continue reading

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Cycle of Violence and Trump

The other day, I wrote an analogy to someone about Trump. I said something along the lines: Trump’s racism is likened to domestic violence, incest and sexual abuse. What happens behind millions of closed doors and kept silent because of shame, … Continue reading

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Black Lives Do Matter.

I wanted to write something brighter but I can’t at this moment. I woke up so many times last night I decided, why sleep? I had to listen and translate the stories written in night speak. And now I’ll string … Continue reading

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Dear Sisters & Brothers of Color.

Dear Sisters and Brothers of Color: I’m sorry for not doing my part as a white person. I will do better. If it hurts me to breathe I can only slightly imagine what you’ve been going through. My sorrow isn’t … Continue reading

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A “Deep Democracy”

“Deep Democracy” is a philosophy developed by Dr. Arnold Mindell. In brief it means: “ALL people, parts, and feelings are needed. Deep democracy appreciates present democratic forms but adds to them the need for ‘awareness’ of feelings and atmosphere in … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter.

I was inspired to write this after I wrote about Black Lives Matter and someone followed with all lives matter….part of this was my response: I wish all lives did matter; however, it’s not true. People of Color are not … Continue reading

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