Starbucks Coffee Boycott: Why We Need to Reclaim Safe Spaces

I thought the Syrian Airstrikes would be the news highlight from last week. Sadly, I was wrong. Two Black gentlemen, who were minding their business while waiting for a friend at Starbucks, were arrested for…minding their business while waiting for their friend! I had to say it twice because I still …

[Archive] This is American Racism 

It’s only been 52 years since Jim Crow intimidation was made illegal with the Voter’s Rights Act. I got tired of reading the “This isn’t America” posts on Twitter. In fact, by the Saturday evening, I wanted to throw my computer across the room. We had just witnessed horrible acts …

Black and White Photo: Day 5

ReBlog: “Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart…

todaysdocument: “Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. A typical Nisei family, Bill, Alice and Young Mike Hosokawa. Bill is editor of the Heart Mountain Sentinel. Heart Mountain Relocation Center newspaper.” 9/16/1942 Parker, Tom, Photographer.  Series: Central Photographic File of the War Relocation Authority, 1942 – 1945. Record Group 210: Records …

Quote: To a world sick with racism…

To a world sick with racism, get better soon.

New Agenda, Janet Jackson

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Charlottesville: ENOUGH Excuses!

I will never get the image of those two young men out of my mind. That driver, filled with hate, changed the lives of many yesterday. I pray that both of them are alive. I pray for their families. Both men, one Black and the other White, were protesting against …