Let the life you lead be your own

While I understand that, as Americans, we will be socially color- coded black/ white/ red/ yellow/ brown/ beige and that we should be prepared for the subsequent perceptions, prejudices and stereotypes, I don’t hear anyone challenging the racialized view of human identity.  Instead, we accept it without explanation.  We live and see ourselves as we […]

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The Images We Create

We have images that we have created and that we seek to be created in.  For example, there is the celebrity or more specifically, the movie star.  In order to be considered one, there is not only a gift or talent that must be valued by others.  But once “discovered,” there is an image that […]

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How We Emerge

Racism, prejudice and stereotypes are a problem. Most, if not all persons, would agree that they produce more conflicts than resolutions, offer more questions than answers. We need only watch the evening news or visit a news website to hear about yet another incident of violence incited by race.  But, no matter how many times […]

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