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In regards to Blackface…

In regards to Blackface…

As recently as 2000, I was working for a company that hosted annual Halloween Costume Contests. That year the Caucasian CEO dressed up as an “Arab” and darkened his skin. A Caucasian administrative assistant dressed as Tina Turner and darkened her skin.

I was still quite new to the company and not in a position where I felt empowered to speak up. The CEO was also not the type of “gentleman” who took comments easily. Continue reading

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Inspired Dreamers

This morning, I woke with a mild groan at the chill in the air that lured me to remain burrowed in my warm blankets. Eventually I became aware of a small presence under the blankets with me and another two … Continue reading

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Judging Gratitude

It’s that time of the year when people seek to give to those in need. It’s a great time of year. People smile more. Politeness is more common place. “Pay it forward” becomes part of everyone’s vocabulary. What could possibly … Continue reading

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