Julian and Krishauna's International Wedding Party I was raised in predominantly African American working class communities. I had very few interactions with Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. I did not have an Asian friend until high school, and her Cambodian family was the only Asian family in our high school that I recall. When I went… Continue reading Solidarity with Asian Communities: My Story
Like many, I watched in shame upon learning that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was verbally assaulted on the steps of the United States Capitol. As difficult as it was to hear her describe the denigrated language hurled against her, sadly, she shared that this was one of many assaults that she had encountered. Ocasio-Cortez did not… Continue reading Let’s Call Wrong Wrong: I stand with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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
Image Credit: Rafael Correa March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic. As a result, my job evacuated the campus, sending all students and most of its staff home to work remotely for the remainder of the semester. Simultaneously, the nation grappled with another pandemic: racism and police brutality. In the… Continue reading Don’t Pick Those Tomatoes, Girl! Surveillance of Black Bodies
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.
Photo Credit: Cole and Marmalade “I just bought a new India Arie CD,” I remarked, while attempting to buy myself some time. “Would you like to listen to a few more songs before we go upstairs?” I asked my sister. “But Grace is expecting us now, she has dinner waiting. Come on, let's head upstairs… Continue reading Diversity Lesson 101: Face your Fears