The Truth You Already Know

Let me begin by saying that this is not a suggestion or even advice.  I am only going to write the obvious truth that we choose to ignore.  We really do know better. And while our reasons vary as to why we continue to lift up the social construct of race as a source of […]

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Talking Race and Relationships: Deepening the Conversation

“Hi.  I’m white.  You’re black.  Let’s be friends.”  This kind of introduction is too simple and superficial.  It’s also not realistic. Relationships that begin or are connected to one’s racial identity will ultimately lack true feeling and are not rooted in reality but stuck in social temperatures that could go up or down, depending on […]

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Beyond Prejudice

I often look for resources to share that might assist us in our journey toward understanding ourselves apart from the social construct of race.  Deconstructing this identity is more complicated than the “peeling back the layers.”  It is deeply imbedded in who we are and believe others to be. The paradigm of race must be […]

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Identity Forward

There are those we describe as fashion- forward.  They don’t wear what is popular but determine the trend and set the tone for a season or years to come.  They are ahead of their time, wearing what will become fashionable.  They open our eyes to the possibility to what we can wear and look like. […]

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Bigger Words

“…as it is written, ‘I have made you the father of many nations’)– in the presence of the God in whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and calls into existence the things that do not exist.” ~ Romans 4.17, NRSV Paul is writing about Abraham, the father of our faith and likewise, […]

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