No other historical figure has impacted my life like Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Born July 16, 1862, today we pay homage to our fore-mother. In the midst of today's racial tensions, civil unrest and police brutality, I wish to highlight some of the words of Ida B. Wells regarding the lynching of Black bodies. She was… Continue reading Ida B. Wells Speaks from the Grave: The Lynching of Black Bodies
NAVIGATING DIFFICULT DIALOGUES W/STUDENTS ON RACE AND RACIAL TENSIONS BY DR. KRISHAUNA HINES-GAITHER Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 5:00-6:30pm EST (Can't attend? Register to receive webinar recording.)REGISTER HERE & click for full details: https://event.webinarjam.com/channel/dialoguesContact me if experiencing financial hardship, but you would like to attend the webinar. TOOLS FOR WHITE ALLIES REGARDING RACE BY DR. KRISHAUNA… Continue reading Register for Upcoming Webinars: (1)Navigating Difficult Dialogues on Race and (2)Tools for White Allies Regarding Race
Krishauna's son, Giovanni. Krishauna was invited to serve as a Guest Columnist for the Greensboro News and Record in TODAY'S PAPER (6.28.20). Read her published article titled, "More than a Neighborhood Game," published here.
Image Credit: https://windwoodfarm.org/news/ In response to my recent blog post titled 10 Tips for White Allies Regarding Police Brutality: From the Heart of a Black Woman…, I received the following comment from a reader who is a White Woman. My response to her follows. Comment from reader: Dr. Hines-Gaither – I am a white ally. Can… Continue reading “I am a White ally, but I do not understand how I benefit from systemic racism.”
Connecting with Friends [Image Credit: Taken by B. Lawrence] Our nation continues to wrestle with the plague of police brutality and the senseless murders of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Tony McDade and Breonna Taylor. These actions spark mistrust, discomfort, anger, unrest, confusion and a never-ending range of emotions. As a result of these recent incidents,… Continue reading 6 Effective Approaches for Checking on your Friends Regarding Police Brutality: “Just wanted to check in and send love”
Julian, Krishauna & Attorney Ben CrumpJulian & Krishauna in Montreal, Canada "I have free tickets for you. Can you meet me at the country club? Brother Crump will be speaking on police brutality and signing his new book titled Open Season: Legalized genocide of colored people." "I'll let you know," I responded. I wasn't much… Continue reading Meet me at the Country Club: Ben Crump & George Floyd
Image Credit: UNCSA Listen to what we share. Allow us to work through our range of emotions, free from judgement. Afford communities of color the right to speak or not to speak on the issues at hand. Acknowledge that although you may feel deeply outraged by police violence (as you should), white allies are not… Continue reading 10 Tips for White Allies Regarding Police Brutality: From the Heart of a Black Woman…