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The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House

The Master’s Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master’s House – Audre Lorde Growing up female in Texas and later coming out as a Lesbian, I am well aware of systemic sexism and homophobia. However, along with everyone else, I have had to learn about my own racial bias and my part in supporting systemic racism….

The Lizard Brain

There is a plethora of fabulous anti-racist resources available to us right now!! Sitting on my desk, as I write are: How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi What Does It Mean to Be White: Developing White Racial Literacy by Robin Di’Angelo What if I Say the Wrong Thing by Verna A. Myers…

The Intercultural Development Inventory

The Intercultural Development Inventory or IDI (https://idiinventory.com/) generates profiles of an individual’s and a group’s capability for shifting cultural perspective and adapting behavior toward cultural differences and commonalities – that is, their intercultural competence orientation. Most of us recognize culture through art, architecture, literature, festivals, holidays or collective history. This is objective culture. Subjective culture…

The Golden Rule

“White people will have quite enough to do in learning how to accept and love themselves and each other, and when they have achieved this—which will not be tomorrow and may very well be never—the Negro problem will no longer exist, for it will no longer be needed.” – James Baldwin, Letter from a Region…