A 3- Minute Lesson on Race

You’ve got time for this class and it is brought to you by Jenée Desmond Harris.  It is a lesson that must be learned and that bears repeating.  Harris starts from the beginning of race and no, she does not begin in the book of Genesis.  Lie #1 struck down.  Race is not that old. […]

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Why is race here?

Why is race here?  Why do we continue to allow it to be the cornerstone of our identity, investing who we are and will be into this social category, placing our children in its boxes?  What gives it membership and belonging?  Why does race have such power over us and presence within our society? Persons […]

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How Do We Label Race?

Recently, I led a workshop on the race-less life and after reviewing the oral, physical and later pseudo-scientific origins of race, I asked the participants, “How do you label race?”  I’m sure that the question is an unfamiliar one as race does the labeling in our society.  We are seemingly lined up at birth, waiting to […]

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