Want to Connect?

A helpful ally and co-conspirator not only sees and understands the various dimensions of diversity but also shares the sense of urgency for things to change. And perhaps most significantly, allies and co-conspirators desire to be engaged in the process of bringing about change and/or supporting those who are working to bring about change. DiversityContinue reading “Want to Connect?”

It Takes More Than A Dream

I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream. – Martin Luther King, Jr. – Aug. 28, 1963 Martin Luther King (MLK) Day falls on Monday, January 17th this years. The holiday was first observed on January 20, 1986. It isContinue reading “It Takes More Than A Dream”

An Activist’s Prayer

In this post I will be sharing a prayer in the form of a poem by Terrance Hawkins. The Activist’s Prayer is something that I read and share often. While the title identifies the prayer as something for activists, in reality the prayer is also suitable for those we identify in our book – DiversityContinue reading “An Activist’s Prayer”

This Ought Not Be

I’m sure by now you’ve seen the pictures. White men on horse back with whips chasing black bodies. Every time I see it, I cringe. My body responds to this familiar trauma again. I have a visceral, conditioned response. I ask myself, “Why does this keep happening?” From the days when Africans were enslaved onContinue reading “This Ought Not Be”

Welcome to our Blog!

Welcome! We the authors, Michelle & Michelle, are so excited about the launch of our new book. Please subscribe to our blog for up-to-date news regarding the book and for general diversity related content. We will be posting periodically so be sure to check back. In the meantime, as you consider your diversity goals weContinue reading “Welcome to our Blog!”