Tag Archives: race

Talk less about the Confederate flag and more about poverty. White is the new black

Enough about the Confederate flag. It’s a symbol. Hatred toward fellow man exists with or without symbols, with or without or racial delineations. Past and present human interactions around the world over recorded history exhibit this fact. We can take down and forbid the sale of every single Confederate flag or image and still not […]

How my experience with affirmative action guides this truth: We should build human bridges, not cling to race walls

What can be said in the wake of the shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina? Not much, and most of it happens internally in the speechlessness such tragedies prompt. Prayers. Deep thoughts of condolence for the families and communities involved. Acknowledgement that, race-related or otherwise, mass shootings are a cancer in our society. […]