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Is Race Real or Not?

The idea of race is just that, an idea — a social construct developed in the 1600’s during the Enlightenment fervor to classify nature. Since these early efforts to categorize humanity’s immense variation, the idea that the “white” race is superior has …

Thanksgiving: Fake News

Next week, school children will bring home cheerfully crafted Thanksgiving-inspired hand turkeys and pilgrim hats. Families and friends will travel to mark another year, perhaps focusing on gratitude, perhaps doing little more than tolerating one another as family bonds fray …

Dear White Nationalists

Guest blog from Gaby Alter, “award-winning songwriter and composer of musicals, soundtracks and straight up pop songs.”  I discovered this letter thanks to FaceBook and asked Gaby if I could share it via my blog. His stance of compassionate tough love stopped …