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The City/Suburban Divide in Living Color

One week after the November 5 election, the lame duck Monroe Country Legislature passed a law:  “Prohibited Harassment of a Police Officer, Peace Officer or First Responder in Monroe County.”  The Republican sponsors declared it a matter of “urgency” in order to short-circuit process. Now, who could possibly object to protecting these public servants from… Continue reading The City/Suburban Divide in Living Color

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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