When tragedies happen, people want to know why they occur. During such harrowing times, answers are incredibly difficult to come by, and as well-meaning as they are, people inadvertently provide meaningless or hurtful answers.
The letter said the neighborhood "does not need any blacks."
Just as glass ceilings can inhibit a company's growth, more dangerous is what I'd like to refer to as "foggy windshields" -- the blurred vision that results from not having diverse points of view in the C-suite and boardroom amid a rapidly evolving consumer landscape.
Whether you are a leader of a multinational conglomerate or climbing your way up the corporate ladder at a local business, your ability to create contagious courage will define your success and the success of all you touch.
Suzanne Foley Barish, Please Pick Project, Nyack, New York, USA. Free organic gardens are created in urban and suburban landscapes
Making change, "doing good" can be magically easy. Today I spin a little tale for you between two countries that illustrates
The MultiCulti Corner collaborated on a project for a group I co-founded with Delia Douglas of DDHPR called MultiCulti Corner (MCC). This project is perfect anytime but found it a great learning experience for Black History Month.
There is a demographic shift happening in the U.S. We are more diverse than ever. As a biracial mom of four, this is an exciting time. As one of the fastest growing populations, gone are the days where we have to choose one box or identify with one culture. We are more fluid and free to self-identify
I'm thankful to see that times-they-are-a-changin'! It heals my 13 year-old self who spoke English, Spanish and pidgin from Hawaii. The teenage girl who didn't see herself on TV or in books is now excited to see all the accomplishments in the multiracial/multicultural community.
Pew Research recently reported their findings that religious "nones" are not only growing, they are becoming more secular. This should come as no surprise.