Class Identity & Racism

Racism noun the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races. The “white privilege” theory is, by definition, racist.  If you subscribe yourself to the notion that the individual and their own experiences hold less weight than the group you assign that person … Continue reading Class Identity & Racism

Emotional Change

Often times, emotion is the instigator to great change.  If you’ve ever been fed up with something, then you know what I mean. Feelings are great, but they should always be scrutinized.  Why are you feeling this way?  Does it make sense with reality?  Important conversation about change should never be devoid of facts.  If the facts make you emotionally uncomfortable, maybe your emotions are … Continue reading Emotional Change

Black Lives Matter

It’s true.  They do matter.  Of course they matter.  They matter just as much as any other human life. George Floyd should not have died.  He was killed by a Minneapolis police officer’s excessive use of force.  It’s awful.  The officer(s) should face prosecution for how they handled the whole situation and Mr. Floyd’s death.  There are other instances across the country where unarmed black … Continue reading Black Lives Matter