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Layer Upon Layer: Uncovering Bias

“Like fighting an addiction, being an antiracist requires persistent self-awareness, constant self-criticism, and regular self-examination.”  Ibram X. Kendi Since I began intentionally to learn about racism five years ago, I’ve read probably 100 books about it, attended dozens of workshops, viewed countless videos, scoured innumerable articles, engaged in hundreds of conversations with Black leaders and… Continue reading Layer Upon Layer: Uncovering Bias

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Barbershops, Salons, and Relationships

This post was born with advice from City Councilman Willie Lightfoot who noted that barbershops and salons are hubs of conversation and connection in the Black community.  In a meeting about the proposed Police Accountability Board he was encouraging those who wish to promote this concept to visit the neighborhood barbershops and salons, because they… Continue reading Barbershops, Salons, and Relationships