Racism at the Pool…

I wasn’t going to write about the racist pool incident that I heard about recently, but then I ran into this article and it was right on point, so I wanted to pass it on. Click here to read it… let me know what you think!

Here is a video as well… talking about what happened!

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Color Blind or Color Conscious?

Many times people talk as though being color blind is the goal that we should all be attaining. I guess the first question is whether or not being color blind is even actually possible. Secondly, is being color blind really the goal that we should be pursuing? Tim Wise in the video talks about another possibility… color consciousness. Do you think that is where we need to go? And does color have consequences? Freestyle with me…

What would you do?/ Racism in America Part 2

What are the implications here? What effect might this have on arrests and prison sentences?  And really, it is important not to only notice the harsher response the blacks recieved, but to realize the “free pass” that the white kids received.  For if there are underpriviliged, we most also talk about the exact opposite OVERpriviliged.  Which is not a common subject (nor even an actual word ironically) when talking about racism in america.  Flow with me on this one, what are you thinking…