Tag Archives: racial injustice

Boxed thinking & the history of racism

By silencing (and/or ignoring) the history of racism, we hide away the answers that we need to heal our land today. People who don’t want to know the history of racism, will stay confused and bewildered about race. Race is … Continue reading

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It’s hard to deny institutional racism when you listen with an open heart to people who have experienced it.

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America’s Bravest Supreme Court Justice — John Marshall Harlan

Although I didn’t rank John Marshall Harlan in my Top 10 Greatest Americans, I do consider him to be American’s Brave Supreme Court Justice ever. He was a true American hero of equality. In 1896, seven men heard Homer Plessy’s story … Continue reading

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Ida B. Wells — My #VIII Greatest American Of All Time

Ida B. Wells is remembered during Black History month but it is hard to find much about her in American history books.  However, in my thinking, she is the 8th greatest American of all time. (Learn more about her in my … Continue reading

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