Video of cops shooting a black man with his hands up. Picture of a Syrian child covered in dust and blood in the aftermath of an explosion. Picture of yet … Continue Reading What Else Did Terence Crutcher Need to do? Your Demand For Evidence is An Act of Violence.
“People are so sensitive these days”. “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. These are the things I most often hear during conversations about anti-bullying, or political correctedness. Why are … Continue Reading The Health Cost of Social Injustice: Day 23 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
“Pick the other one, she’s prettier” “What happened to you, you gained so much weight” “Why do you act like you’re better than other people”? “I’ve thought about dating you, … Continue Reading What Are you Thinking? Day 9 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
“Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ~Martin Luther King Jr. This is the quote that is the most shared every time a black person becomes a … Continue Reading Love is The Answer to Oppression: Day 4 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
On his way out of court, Daniel Holtzclaw can be seen mouthing to the jury, “How could you do this”? This phrase perfectly encapsulates the tragedy of this case, because … Continue Reading The Case of Daniel Holtzclaw: Respectability Politics Are An Act of Violence
Ho’oponopono: What the Paris Attack, Refugees Crisis and #blacklivesmatter Can Teach us About Compassion
“We are responsible for and participate in the ills of the world, and an essential part of fixing the world is fixing ourselves”.