Tag Archives: overcoming racism

I saw a fried egg and realized that my skin color is closer to the yolk than to the white.

Let’s crack the shell that evaluating people by skin color has used to imprison our culture in centuries of racial injustice and misunderstanding.

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I don’t want to be critical of your race theory, but . . .

Guilt or pride for things done before you were born is illogical; being honest about them isn’t. America’s moved beyond a history of intentional racism promoting, to racism denying. That’s progress. Now we need racism healing. Talking about race isn’t … Continue reading

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Give me eyes that deracialize

People can’t be dividedInto superiorOr inferior.We all struggleIn our interior. Let’s give the clearance.There’s no needTo evaluate peopleBy natural appearance. See eyes.Brown, hazel or blue,Doesn’t matter.Also skinDoesn’t showWhat’s within. God give me eyesThat deracialize,That seeEverybodyAs equal to me. A colorful … Continue reading

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Not the “critical” but the “biblical” view of race.

Skin color doesn’t mean that people are “different” than you. There’s no need to say, “I’m not racist.” If you aren’t it will be noticed. What’s racism? Perhaps it’s as simple as treating people differently because their skin doesn’t match … Continue reading

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Boxed thinking & the history of racism

By silencing (and/or ignoring) the history of racism, we hide away the answers that we need to heal our land today. People who don’t want to know the history of racism, will stay confused and bewildered about race. Race is … Continue reading

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Racism & equality can’t coexist

It’s difficult to treat people as equals if you don’t fully and completely believe that they are. It takes courage to admit that you might be wrong, especially when you’re convinced that you’re right. What’s the matter with race? The … Continue reading

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Skin is a protective covering, not a marketing label

Skin is a protective covering, not a marketing label. It’s not supposed to define who we are. Dividing people into skin-color-based categories and putting them in tiers, has enabled much hate and caused many tears. Categorizing and looking down on … Continue reading

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I like being liked by people of various skin colors . . .

Stop color-coding people just because of the skin they’re in. You don’t color-code them by their eye-hue, do you? Real love can’t be color-coded. When we really care about people, we don’t ignore, deny, or make light of their pain. … Continue reading

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Beautiful people

There’s something beautifulIn every personI encounter.Sometimes it’s hiddenDeep down inside.My job isTo find it. Search for: Off the RACE Track–From Color-Blind to Color-Kind.

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Making “race” an irrelevant matter

The lie that “black lives don’t matter equally,”Permeated America and its institutions,And was used to justify human trafficking,And/or forced separation and isolation,Supported by terror and threats of lynching,Until it was legally refutedBecause of the Civil Rights Movement.Unfortunately that lie still … Continue reading

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