I do not like spending too much time wallowing in things I have zero control over. Today I found myself knee deep in thoughts about a topic that sends chills up and down my spine. It is not my favorite topic, but after reading Carolyn Meyer’s book White Lilacs and an article about Darrel Brown, I felt compelled to write about my least favorite topic: Racism.
Reading Meyer’s book and the article about Darrel Brown forced me to think about my own experiences with racism. I…Continue
Added by Nicole Weaver on October 10, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments
Can white people call themselves ‘mixed’? Can they see themselves as something other than white, if they appear visually white? Sometimes, I don’t know. All my childhood, I struggled with that label…the label of being white, but not feeling white, and not being accepted by “whites”. To me, if feels uncomfortable to identify as white, even though I know that people see me as white, that society treats me as white. My childhood is a confusing one and it seems a bit risky…Continue
Added by Chantilly Patiño on August 21, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
From California to Maine, police have documented a range of alleged crimes, from vandalism and vague threats to at least one…Continue
Added by Harriet B on November 16, 2008 at 3:25pm — No Comments