Isolation and Advocacy

There is a man from my high school years who has become a Fox News commentator. He lived in Seattle previously and he developed the argument that Critical Race Theory is the root of our social problems right now. President Trump responded and his theory about Critical Race Theory took off. As his ideas tookContinue reading “Isolation and Advocacy”

Authenticity Begins with the Breath

I think that white supremacy hardens the hearts of white people so much, that when we get into diverse spaces we put up our defenses and hide behind the lie of meritocracy. On the other hand, social justice is not a thought experiment. As we begin this blog, let us remember that authenticity begins withContinue reading “Authenticity Begins with the Breath”

First Impressions of “Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain,” by Zaretta Hammond

I am really grateful to have discovered this book several years ago, but I must confess that I did not read it until this weekend, and I am only half way done. I started reading it because a conservative relative of mine was going to be studying it and I thought – why not readContinue reading “First Impressions of “Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain,” by Zaretta Hammond”