Fighting Racism and Misogyny Requires Gratitude and Forgiveness, Not Hate

So, this happened. It's hard for me to figure out what's more disgusting about this video. The slurs? The fact that this woman spewed out the foulest language imaginable in front of her two young kids? The ease with which she jumped to racist talk when angry? As the man in the video says, racism …

The Numbers Game

The number went down again and my stomach sank with it. I took a deep breath, grabbed my purse, and walked out to begin my commute to work. I stared at the elevator button, deliberately trying to shut my brain off and focus on the music streaming through my headphones instead. But it wasn't loud …

No. 100: For Everyone Who Ever Accused Me of “Acting White”: Thank You.

"I believe you need to figure out where that negativity came from. What is the root of it? That's where you start," she said. "I'm not sure I've thought of it that way before. I always think of the 'why' but not from that angle." I said. "Exactly my point," was her response. I took …