Black movement itself has become an activating force of the White posse…, activating the Pavlovian White posse or police response. Walking in a new area, running and driving shouldn’t be a Black crime punishable by death.
I began to see that many interpersonal situations where informed consent would be incredibly important and could lead to either rich and fulfilling interactions or vast pitfalls in unfulfilled expectations, misunderstandings, or, at worst, an experience of betrayal or abuse. Asking for informed consent has become an intentional personal practice.
Recently, I received a beautifully written “Out-of-Office automatic reply” that opened my heart with compassion and awareness. Without delving into … More
One day, a rich and powerful White Woman invited a Black Woman from her church to work at her Famous … More
Radical times, demand radical measures. Too many people live and work in isolated bubbles. In good times, our social circles … More
Everyone likes to be called by their name. Almost no one likes their name to be mispronounced, changed or shortened … More
Amiri Baraka teaches in his writing that “Each of us sees a thing or event according to our own experiences … More
Like many of us, I have witnessed the transformative energy of prayer. I know, that if I ask my mother … More
If you are black, Indigenous, Latinx, or a recent immigrant from any place other than Europe, you like have personally … More
What are you most afraid of? The path of the Spiritual Warrior is often solitary yet abundant in community connections … More