Race, Race and Culture, Race and Politics

Don’t Wait for Donald Trump

It is no surprise to most Americans that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has made yet another political misstep and refuses to take a step back to examine himself.  Trump recently said that federal judge Gonzalo Curiel, a Mexican American born in Chicago and a graduate of Indiana University, is biased against him.  Trump believes that he would… Continue reading Don’t Wait for Donald Trump

Healing from Race, Race, Race and Culture

Where’s the problem?

Talking about race may be easier than seeing race, especially when it could hit close to home.  Despite the increased visibility of racist interactions or racialized incidents (to the credit of cell phones and social media), seeing the race problem around us or even within us might prove harder to see.  And it does not… Continue reading Where’s the problem?