Impacts of the pay gap

In the 21st century, in the richest nation on earth, some people are still struggling to make ends meet.  African American men make an average of $0.87 for every dollar a White man earns, and Latinos come in at $0.91.  It gets worse when we factor in gender: Black women make $0.62 cents to the…

Being an ally

I have White privilege.  I’m biracial, and honestly I identify more with my Asian side, but the fact is that I “pass” as White, regardless of my sense of self.  That means:   ·       I do not get characterized because of the color of my skin. ·       People don’t compliment me on my English or…

Everyone deserves to be safe

You have the right to safety.  You have the right to personhood.  You deserve to feel safe and protected at work, on the streets, in your home. It’s taken me a while to marshal my thoughts around the needless death of George Floyd, coming as it did right with the harassment of Christian Cooper and…