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Category: culture & politics

June 14 2017

A few years ago I wrote a prayer in response to gun violence and the overwhelming number of gun related incidents that week. Sadly, the normalization of gun violence in the United States continued to escalate. The news continues to[…]

January 14 2016
Natalie Cushman, Louisville, KY

I have only met Natalie a few times, but I have known her parents for nearly 30 years. Yep, we’re that old. Her mom, Cindy Cushman, has guest blogged here in the past, so we thought this English assignment, penned by[…]

December 14 2015
BRC and Friends — Kathy Khang and Laura Mariko Cheifetz: Holtzclaw, Asian Americans, and Race

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fliwcx5hhA0[/embedyt] Episode details: December 14, 2014 9:00am-9:30-ish, PST Youtube Link Episode Recap: Introductions Complexities and cautions of talking about Holtzclaw, Mixed race realities, oppression competition. Asian American invisibility, Black/white binaries, how white supremacy uses whiteness. Asian Asian understanding and convenience of[…]

October 5 2015

[image: Gage Skidmore] Dear Gradye, Dude. With the letter to Donald Trump that was sent out last week, the “Jesus was not political” faction of our dear Presbyterian Church (USA) must be flipping out! I can’t imagine the messages and calls[…]

September 30 2015

When I was in high school I was on the debate team. I distinctly remember the season when the topic was capital punishment and I was placed on the pro side of the debate. At this point in my life, I was very[…]

July 28 2015

Thanks for taking the time to find out more about the monthly AAPI Twitter Chat on Race. I hope that, whether you participate in real time or after it happens, that you will find something that is helpful for your own[…]

June 9 2015

My blog series, The Person Behind the Project, is one where I interview individuals who are doing interesting and meaningful things in the world. I not only talk about their projects, but try to find out what makes them tick[…]

June 1 2015

My blog series, “The Person Behind the Project,” is one where I interview individuals who are doing interesting and meaningful things in the world. I not only talk about their projects, but try to find out what makes them tick[…]

May 20 2015

There has been so much great stuff written over time about race that there is no way to find the best list of blog posts to read about race. That said what I have given you in this post are some[…]

December 24 2014

[See all pictures from my day on the set here – and yes, I met Ms. O.] As we sat in the lounge of Selma’s historic St. James Hotel, one by one onlookers came streaming in. Like any fan approaching larger than[…]

December 1 2014

Like so many people, the past few months have been filled with thoughts about the particularities of what has taken place in Ferguson, MO and the subsequent conversations about race in the United States of America. Not only have many[…]

November 4 2014

BRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we[…]

October 26 2014

BRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we[…]

October 23 2014

BRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we[…]

October 23 2014

BRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we[…]

October 22 2014

BRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we[…]

October 21 2014

BRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we[…]

October 9 2014

BRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we[…]

October 8 2014

BRC and Friends is a 30-minute Google Hangout where I chat with friends and adventurers from around the interwebs. Each episode includes conversations about one of my guests passions, projects or area of expertise, a current events or two and we[…]

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