Desensitize (v): to make (someone) less likely to feel shock or distress at scenes of cruelty, violence, or suffering by overexposure to such images. (Google) The times that we are living in right now, right as I am writing this post, are pulling out an array of emotions: anger, confusion, fear, disgust, sympathy and acceptance. Acceptance….
Tag: race relations
How I’m learning to break my silence and fight racism
We grow together when we become open to talk about the real issues, fearlessly.
MTV’s “White People” – About time!
I’m not sure if you had a chance to catch this documentary but I did. The Pulitzer Prize wining journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, takes on the task of calling attention to white america – seeking answer on how it is to be “white” in America. No don’t think this is a black/white thing, it’s a white…
[Mid-WYFE Testimony] Reactions to the movie Selma: My eyes are wide open
The movie Selma did more than just spark my desire to unify my race but opened my eyes wider to true American and personal issues.
[Urban E-News] The Revolution WILL be Televised
I’m just here to report the news. There is so much going on right now that it’s the least I can do but these are only tidbits on the happenings occurring around the world for #nojusticenopeace #blacklivesmatter. ‘I can’t breathe!’ Protesters chant Garner’s chokehold plea A Grand Jury Did Indict One Person Involved…
[Real Talk] Wendell Pierce speaks racial truths with Bill Maher
As we wait on today’s decision in the Michael Brown case, a good friend of mine passed along this video where Wendell Pierce speaks on the roots behind violence, entitlement and racial messaging on Real Time with Bill Maher. This is more than #realtalk…it’s cultural facts. What are your thoughts?