Tag: racism

When a measure becomes the target, it ceases to become a...

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In habit-tracking, in anti-racist work, and maybe just in life - using a measure as your target can be detrimental. Like many of you,...

How To Talk To Your Child About White Privilege/Privilege

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As a parent of a black or brown child, the conversation of racism is a must that we will have to have at a...

I Want My Kids to Be Race-Conscious, Not Just Kind

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When my son was six weeks old, I wrote him a letter for his baby book. “I know that you will grow up to...

Ending Racism Starts At Home

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Like most of the world, I was shocked and upset by the news of what happened to George Floyd. For police brutality and injustice...

If silence is consent, what can I say to support #blacklivesmatter?

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If silence is consent, what can I say to support #blacklivesmatter? As a white woman who lives in a white upper-class neighborhood, how can...

Be the change you want to see in the world, talking...

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A few years ago, my 5-year old (a brown US citizen) wanted to discuss skin colors. I asked, “What color is your skin?”. The...

A fight against white fragility, the hate you give, and more...

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I look at my children with hope and a desire for them to be the ones who speak up for injustices, one another and...

Racism is a Pandemic

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Racism is a pandemic. At the height of COVID-19, people were afraid. Stay-at-home orders were issued across the country asking people to quarantine themselves...

Dear White People

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Dear White People, I ask myself in silence when is this going to stop....is this going to stop? When did this become the new...

Helping Kids Make Sense of Current Events

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To say there is a lot going on in our country (and world) right now is an understatement. So where do we start?   My...