Originally published on the KAAN Community blog: here George Floyd. Ahmed Arbery. Breonna Taylor. Philando Castile. Tamir Rice. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Trayvon Martin. And most recently Jacob Blake. These […]
When I question how I could have both been helped and hurt by white privilege, it is the same type of reflection that I must conduct when I think about the ways in which I have both gained and lost so much through my adoption. The ability to not think in simple polarities has shaped and defined my maturation and has been a liberating discovery.
by Ollin Montes – originally published in Gazillion Voices Magazine, 2014 My love affair began in second grade. This relationship started with playful cuddling on comfy chairs during reading time […]
Some time ago I was watching Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella with a couple of friends along with one friend’s nine-year-old cousin. Within the first thirty minutes of the movie, the little blonde girl plainly […]
Originally posted on The Progress:
Way back in 2006, when I was a plump faced freshman at Johns Hopkins, I got my first taste of proper American racism. That year…