And The Carousel Goes Round and Round

I remember when my daughters were young. They loved to sing the kiddie song, "and the wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round..." That is now how I refer to our progress in this country on "race," which as you know from this blog, doesn't even exist. Many people will tell you that we have come a long way on "race" relations and I disagree vehemently with them. We are clearly not making progress on this thing called "race." The fact that we still use the term "race" in and of itself says that we are not making progress at least not the kind that MLK was talking about. Do we really think progress on "race" can be summed up in the skin color of our president.


STOP! STOP! STOP! I was not ready to launch my ERASE Race campaign but feel I must make a few statements before our country implodes. Of course there will be much more to come, but I just had to take some time to curb the craziness that is taking place in this country. We have two problems in this country and I aim to solve both of them. 1) Race - the police officers are not killing black men. They are killing men. This is no small detail. There will be "activists" tempting us to march in the streets on the behalf of "black" people. The cause that unites us as Americans is the human cause. We must do away with race, less we continue the division among us. 2) Leadership - we do not have

If Jesse Williams Knew...

Because I am part of a unity movement (E.R.A.S.E. Race) that gives people the benefit of the doubt, I pose this challenging question to Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams in light of his comments on the recent BET awards show. If you knew that what you were saying would perpetuate more animosity between large groups of people in our country, would you have said it? I personally had a lot of issues with his statements, because I simply believe differently. I will enumerate in a second some of those differences, but my first point to begin any dialogue about race in this country is that those of us who are sincere on the issue of "race," must first be even more sincere on hearing those who d

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