DIALOGUE AND DISCUSSION ON EDUCATION, ENVIRONMENT AND RACE
Black Mother Jailed for Sending Kids to White School District
I have wanted to ask this question... so here goes
I have attended the seminars on race and fully understand how this concept of race came about. I am working on my dissertation and the literature that I am reading refer to race as a characteristics that is a determinant of specific risk factors (high blood pressure, obesity, kidney disease, depression). When statistics were run on a study similiar to the one I am working on it "showed" that there was a significant difference of a…Continue
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ELEMENTARY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SUBJECT OF RACE!!!
1.) WHAT IS YOUR DEFINITION OF RACE AND WHERE DOES YOUR WORLDVIEW OF THE SUBJECT HAVE ITS ORIGINS.?
2.) WHAT PART DID YOU PLAY IN CREATING THE CONSTRUCT THAT YOU CALL RACE?
We will begin our discussion with these two basic questions--then we can add more!!!!
The information below is the modern context relative…Continue
Does anyone remember the times when people of color could only go to the basements of major department stores and shop? Or the times when people of color could only go to the balcony at certain theaters to watch movies? Growing up in St. Louis, I vaguely remember those times. I grew up thinking it was normal to shop in the basement at Famous Barr and Stix, Baer and Fuller. I thought that the balcony was, automatically, where we liked to sit at Loew's State and the Fox Theaters. I was…Continue
There was a program that aired on CNN concerning race. It was worth watching to see the children's reaction to it. It just happened to be about race in the United States. I deduced from viewing it that it may be a wise thing to de-label oneself especially if the label is false and ladened with shards of…Continue