November 3, 2019

American Son is a broadway play turned Netflix film about an interracial couple and their missing biracial son. The film grapples with the issues of identity, racism, injustice, and police brutality. It is a heart wrenching and eye opening drama that you should watch t...

August 7, 2019

We would be remiss to overlook and not acknowledge the passing of our friend, Pulitzer Prize winner, Nobel Prize winner, American Book Award winner, Toni Morrison.  She is a literary goddess and such an amazing woman.  If you have not had the chance to read any of her...

June 21, 2019

Juneteenth (June + nineteen) is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Teen Vogue published a great article about the history and now celebration of this day. 

As Jameelah Nasheed wrote, "Juneteenth isn’t the "other...

May 31, 2019

We recently had the good fortune to work with Anne Hallward, host of Safe Space Radio. She contacted us a few months ago asking if we would consult with her on an upcoming project. We were happy to work as both editors and consultants, and are excited to announce that...

May 24, 2019

Tips for accomplices: Speak up when we cannot. If one of your colleagues is derailing a meeting (with their white woman tears) call them on it! It's that simple!

Self-care tips for folks of color: Take a social media break. If that's too much, then choose to ignore post...

May 17, 2019

Tips for accomplices: Do not over complicate or over explain things. A colleague recently ran 200 copies of a dance recital program for Kim. She left them in Kim's mailbox because they needed to be folded. She also left the original one sided sheets that she used to ma...

May 10, 2019

Tips for accomplices: Listen, really listen. Don't be so ready to speak that you don't listen to the person who is talking, especially if you ask them a question.

A few months ago I was with a colleague who asked me about my background and how I started working in the a...

May 3, 2019

Before we get in to our tips for today, please consider joining us tomorrow at First Church of Jamaica Plain (UU Church) from 9am-noon for a tips workshop. Kimberlee will be presenting a number of tips for allies. There will also be a Q & A session-so bring all of your...

April 26, 2019

Tip for accomplices: Do not ask "what are you?" Do not make assumptions about a person of color's ethnic or racial background based on their skin color. Both are offensive and do nothing but build up walls between you and the person of color you are talking to.

Self-car...

April 19, 2019

Tips for accomplices: Try not to tell a person of color about your resume and all of the workshops you have been to in an effort to show them you are woke. Use your actions! Your actions speak louder than words!

Self-care tips for folks of color: Begin your day with a s...

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