Tag Archives: Michelle Alexander

Delivering White Privilege From Ignorance

I am neither a wealthy nor powerful man. However since I was born in America with white skin I’ve benefited from white privilege my entire life.  Unless there is a colossal change in American culture between here and the end of this journey I will continue to be the beneficiary of it.  That doesn’t mean I should be ignorant of or indifferent to the life others must endure or their ancestors endured.  Reading is one way to gain some of that knowledge.  Let’s explore. Continue reading Delivering White Privilege From Ignorance

Police Reform

For those of us who paid attention one of the lessons we learned from Martin Luther King is that demonstrations bring attention to a problem; then the difficult work of solving the problem begins. The title of today’s article is Police Reform. If anyone things I will have a comprehensive answer in the next few paragraphs, I thank you for the compliment, but I will simultaneously apologize for failing. However, I have a few thoughts and ideas on the topic that I’d like to share with you. Let’s explore. Continue reading Police Reform

A Whole Lotta Wrong

I’ll probably be viewed as a traitor by some, will disappoint many, anger a few and express the thoughts of the majority of Americans in the next few sentences. I’ll avoid predictions because I simply do not know where it will all end in the short run. In the long run many things will stay the same and at least one that got worse in the last few days will most likely be a new fixture, at least for the short term that is. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Whole Lotta Wrong