Tag Archives: #BlackLivesMatter

This is how it feels to hear #AllLivesMatter

A few of my friends have confessed to me that even though they support #BlackLivesMatter efforts, they don’t really understand the problem with also asserting that #AllLivesMatter. Well, there’s an analogy going around that I think does a good job of trying to put it into perspective: Imagine you’re out to dinner with your friends, […]

#BlackLivesMatter is about fighting racism, not racists

#BlackLivesMatter is not about trying to take down or challenge every individual racist in our country; that’s impossible. It is not about proclaiming that all white police officers are racists; that’s ignorant. It is about combating institutional racism in our country; that’s doable.

How much should race factor into interracial friendships?

Is it worth ending a friendship when one friend disrespects the collective struggle of the other friend’s race?

I looked at what each of my Facebook friends is saying about Black Lives Matter and this is what I found

Out of sheer curiosity, I decided to look at the recent posts of every single one of my Facebook friends, hoping for a glimpse into who’s actively participating in this conversation.

What if we hijacked fear to promote good?

What would happen if we hijacked an overtly racist and fearful campaign to highlight kindness and good in our world?