The Clippers: An Opportunity for Healing

Thanks so much for writing this and sharing your thoughts. The call to action is important.

Social Justice For All

NBA: New Orleans Hornets at Los Angeles Clippers While I was not particularly surprised to learn that Donald Sterling reared his racist head, I was exceedingly disappointed that we have yet more evidence of how much work still has yet to be done around race and how our nation still perpetuates the targeting and marginalizing of African Americans.

Let us hope this horrific moment from Sterling will create space for us as a country to have conversations around race and racism and that we will also  include conversations around misogyny and homophobia and what I might call the intersections of oppression. If we can have authentic and empathic conversations around race and oppression, we can also pave the way for healing.

Of course, our collective hearts go out to the Clippers and for all of the African Americans renting apartments from Sterling — for all of the lives Sterling impacted with his ignorance. Perhaps the tonic will come in…

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Posted on 05/03/2014, in Potpourri, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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