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Straight Vanilla: White Culture and its Flavor

By |October 10th, 2013|

“My life is straight vanilla,” a friend once said to me during a catch-up phone conversation. There wasn’t anything to report. No adventure, no excitement. She considered her life boring and has since alluded to a diffuse and pervasive sense of meaninglessness. She didn’t see her life as having flavor, culture, or spice. As I […]

The Daily Show Does White Privilege: Differing Perceptions by Race and NY’s Stop and Frisk Policy

By |September 2nd, 2013|

Finally! I had been watching, waiting, and hoping that The Daily Show with Jon Stewart would come through and handle race issues, particularly white privilege, in a way I would applaud. It finally happened during the first half of August of this year. With John Oliver having taken over for Jon Stewart for the summer, […]

Unmasking Whiteness 2013 – Space Available!

By |May 12th, 2013|

Please help spread the word to those who might be interested! Space is still available!AWARE-LA is getting ready to offer our 5th annual workshop series on building white anti-racist practice and community in an intensive 4-day institute designed specifically for white people.The institute will run from Thursday, June 27th […]

New Professional Development Resources for Educators

By |April 6th, 2013|

I’ve just created a new set of dialogue scenes that provide school communities with tools to guide discussion among administration, faculty, and staff about common, destructive interaction patterns and attitudes arising from 1) white privilege, 2) internalized superiority, and 3) unresolved emotions.This set was inspired by requests from many educators (over the last few years) […]

Hate crimes in Yorba Linda, CA and the standardizing of the white experience

By |November 25th, 2012|

I’m not much of a blogger. Two posts in one year, and a year so filled with racially loaded issues that I could have been busy on a daily basis all year! It’s a shame really. I tire of the sound bites and the irrationality so regularly displayed in the national media and via endless […]

Donec At Mauris Enims

By |July 31st, 2012|

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Class Aptent Taciti Soci Ad Litora

By |July 31st, 2012|

Quisque ligulas ipsum, euismod atras vulputate iltricies etri elit. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nulla nunc dui, tristique in semper vel, congue sed ligula. Nam dolor ligula, faucibus id sodales in, auctor fringilla libero. Pellentesque pellentesque tempor tellus eget hendrerit. Morbi id aliquam ligula. Aliquam id dui […]

Nullam Vitae Nibh Un Odiosters

By |July 31st, 2012|

Quisque ligulas ipsum, euismod atras vulputate iltricies etri elit. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nulla nunc dui, tristique in semper vel, congue sed ligula. Nam dolor ligula, faucibus id sodales in, auctor fringilla libero. Pellentesque pellentesque tempor tellus eget hendrerit. Morbi id aliquam ligula. Aliquam id dui […]

Proin Sodales Quam Nec Sollicit

By |July 31st, 2012|

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Nunc Tincidunt Elit Cursus

By |July 31st, 2012|

Quisque ligula ipsum, euismod a vulputate a, ultricies et elit. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nulla nunc dui, tristique in semper vel, congue sed ligula. Nam dolor ligula, faucibus id sodales in, auctor fringilla libero. Pellentesque pellentesque tempor tellus eget hendrerit. Morbi id aliquam ligula. Aliquam id […]