Tag: racism

What I've Learned About Being Gay…

that I will teach my children about being black. Never assume you are not welcome somewhere before assuming that you are. Give people an opportunity to surprise you. Give them an opportunity to surprise themselves. You count. Your vote counts, your presence counts, your dollar counts. Don’t support something you don’t support. Don’t like something?

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“Be ‘Color Brave,’ Not ‘Color-Blind,’ With Your Kids On Memorial Day (And Every Day)”

“I stand here today, talking about this issue of racial discrimination, because I believe it threatens to rob ANOTHER generation of all the opportunities that all of us want for all of our children, no matter what their color or where they come from.” -Mellody Hobson When I met my seven-year-old off the bus Friday, with my

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