The Ugly Legacy of Racialized Difference

It’s interesting how just twelve years ago it was hard to talk about institutional and individual racism, and today there is no shortage of video proof that the ugly legacy of racialized difference exists. Frankly, most of the time I don’t want to watch the videos that show me the problem I know all too well […]

Symbols in the Public Mind

  Don’t be fooled when people say, “why worry about it? It’s just a symbol. Symbols don’t meaning anything?” Oh really? If that’s the case, then why did so many non New Orleanians weigh in on how important it was to keep the confederate statues right where they are, in the open air, reminding everyone […]

Black, Brown, Yellow, & Red Everywhere Else

Sometimes topics cross the private-public divide so strongly that entries in this blog will be categorized across both sides of the aisle. The truth is, our private and public lives do blend, a lot, and the better we understand this, the better we are able to develop healthy, meaningful, and transformative tools and mechanisms for […]