President Obama’s speech about Trayvon Martin addressed the context of prejudice. Whether or not you believe the president’s motives were personal or political, he mapped out a terrain more complicated than any single criminal trial could fully capture. He also pulled from his own lifetime to convey what it is like to be profiled “through … Continue reading Time for the young to take lead on race and gender bias
We are in the eye of the storm of social issues. Between last November’s presidential election and next year’s mid-term, a lot of messages are coming at us from many different sides. Those messages will sway opinions and plot the course to victory for a number of ballot battles Americans will face next year. We … Continue reading Are messages all political, or are they from on high?