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A word people don’t like to hear

If racism had been truly overcome, the mere mention of the word wouldn’t aggravate people. For centuries in America, racism was the norm and to speak against it was to risk bodily harm. Now there is freedom to speak against … Continue reading

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American history has been so sanitized that most people think about it in a “blahzay” (blasé) way, unshocked by its horrors. (For fresh insights search: Off the RACE Track book.)

Racism is the idea that certain physical characteristics set people off from other people creating a hierarchy of human value.

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Why “Off the RACE Track” is Patriotic

The Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag calls for “liberty and justice for all.” Off the RACE Track does too. The Declaration of Independence declares, “all men (people) are created equal.” So does Off the RACE Track. The National Anthem calls America … Continue reading

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Colorful race adventures

This Thanksgiving Day I am thankful for my interracial adventures and my new book about them. Read about my adventures crossing the color-line: * selling black history books door-to-door in a race riot; * getting a haircut from Oprah’s dad; … Continue reading

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History of the race card

People with similar personalities have much more in common than people with similar skin color. Get out of the race box. Color outside the racial lines. Get my new book “Off the RACE Track” on Amazon. If you look back at … Continue reading

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Insults, race, disagreement, politics, and history

It takes no brains, no heart, and no character to call someone a demeaning name. However, if you feel a need to insult people who disagree with you, perhaps you’re not very secure in your beliefs. It’s easier to insult … Continue reading

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A fresh, non-political look at race

Talking about race doesn’t have to be political, stressful, or confrontational. It can be encouraging and healing. Check out my new book — Off The Race Track–From Color-Blind To Color-Kind at this link.

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