Why is Black Hair A Punishable Offense at School?

After having read an article in the New York Times about an 11 year old girl being sent home because she was wearing hair extensions, I immediately became curious. This young lady happens to attend a private school in Louisiana.  One might expect or assume that this happens, most likely, in a public school. But […]

How To Create A User-Friendly Police Force

Will we consider retraining law enforcement? At this time, we approach the notion as if it is an impossible task. I think not. If we can create new laws and policies which dictate the ways we navigate certain procedures in our daily lives, then changing policy and shifting groupthink as a byproduct of a next-level […]

50 Years Later- The New Dream

  A fellow WordPress blogger, Blackmail4u,  wrote in a recent post that we must ’embarrass inequity’ to bring forth change. So here we are. On this date, April 4, 1968, fifty years ago, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Sounds redundant? Old hat? Common knowledge? No, no and no! On […]

How Will You Know You Possess Too Much Empathy?

There is a good and bad, a light and dark side of empathy. Empathy helps to understand and identify what others feel. You create a safe space for them to be open and comfortable in order that they disclose more freely. It says to others, ‘I care’ and ‘I want to understand how you feel’. […]