Wednesday Wisdom- The Audacious Act of Silence

I do love me some Kwanzaa. This week’s wisdom  talks about Kwanzaa, the audacious act of silence and  thinking deeply about our lives and the world. As we look at the last 30 days of 2010 lets  recommit ourselves to our highest ideals, our best values and visions.May we all have the opportunity to use our gifts to contribute to the healing of the world.  Our purpose on earth is to love and demonstrate that love by action. I pleadge to love and learn  more in 2011

The truths that live in my blood

(CW: rape and chattel slavery) A few years back I took one of those DNA tests. I know… I know…. don’t come at me y’all…..this is what I learned. I am the quintessential child of people that were enslaved.  I am 75% West African and 25% European. The slave and enslaver...

On Being Colonizers

Do y’all love Tik Tok like I do? Recently on Tik Tok there’ve been a series of videos where white folks are espousing their anger because Native American and First Nation folks are referring to them as “colonizers.” They say they’re upset because they see themselves...

We can do hard things

Racial equity work isn’t easy. It’s challenging. Emotional. It takes time.   And that’s ok, we can work with that.  What’s not ok is refusing to start or pressing pause because the work feels overwhelming or risky. What’s the biggest thing holding your organization...