Here is how to engage in cultural exchange while being respectful.
No one dares to mention that travel is essentially a consumable good under capitalism and, as such, simply isn’t available to many of us.
Here’s what motivates someone to fight for social justice.
My silence connected me to male superiority and male privilege, not to other men.
The Rev. Neil O’Farrell’s reverie about honor and dignity.
Who wants to see their God-given and comfortable dominance threatened, especially by someone who is “weaker” than you?
What’s the “nice” form of political discourse that makes everybody feel comfortable and addresses the tragic inequities built into the system?
Ferrett Steinmetz keeps being told that you can never be perfect enough for “the PC police”. If he were trying to be perfect, that might matter.
Ally Fogg provides a powerful metaphor for the traffic life throws at us from different directions.
Award winning slam poet Guante with a metaphor for our times. A brilliant spoken word performance of “Quicksand”.
Luke Davis explores the key differences between a blessing and a privilege.
Gina Crosley-Corcoran grew up in the type of poverty Americans like to pretend doesn’t exist, so it was hard for her to believe she had any privilege.
It seems so difficult for people in dominant groups to recognize the privileges their group has.
It’s tough to feel like part of the problem. But everyone should know these ways that even the most “well-intended” white person can participate in and benefit from racism.
Whatever group you belong to and the fact that you are human provides the impetus for dominating.
American men, accustomed to exercising power for generations, are adrift in a liminal cultural space unlike any we have ever experienced. — Sorry guys. I really wish I had better news for you, but who we are and how we got here is not a pretty story. And now, we are suspended, rudderless, between our…