“They have the best Greek feta cheese you can get anywhere,” my husband said, pointing to the Middle Eastern grocery store around the corner from
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When I talk about my family culture, I’m mixed. When I talk about racism, I’m black. When Trayvon Martin was shot for wearing a hoodie,
Silence When a Neighbor Uses the “N” Word and a Living Room Epiphany – By Carmelene Melanie Siani
One day back in the 60’s when life as we knew it was changing through the civil rights movement, my husband called me from work.
An Open Letter to the Neighbor Who Filed a Complaint against my Black Lives Matter Sign
Dear Neighbor, I don’t know who you are, but you surely know me. We’re a pretty conspicuous family: two dads—one white and one Asian—and two
Black officer who helped KKK supporter says policing is helping people ‘regardless of beliefs’
As hatred and racial intolerance engulfed a South Carolina rally over the weekend, a poignant picture of a black police chief helping a man who
Watch What Happens When a Man Asks People to Translate a Hate Message He’s Received
During a social experiment, a man requests help to translate a Facebook message he has received. The man, who is in Lithuania, speaks English only.
“…At What Point Do We Begin to Mistrust One Another?
In late July 1973, Joseph Crachiola was wandering the streets of Mount Clemens, Mich., a suburb of Detroit, with his camera. As a staff photographer
Free Hugs For Ferguson
A Portland police officer, Sergeant Bret Barnum, was wearing protective head gear and patrolling a protest in Portland, Oregon when he noticed a 12-year-old boy,
The Right Things by Gina Sampaio
The Right Things by Gina Sampaio On my own Blog I’ve written about the rude, insensitive or just plain nosy things strangers have asked us
Another View of Ferguson — Kindness, Generosity and Compassion
Day after day, most of the images and stories from Ferguson, Missouri, have been depressing. The quiet Midwest suburb appears to have devolved into a
Man Tries to start KKK Rally and Gets Kindness PHOTOBOMBED!!
‘jack1425’ wrote: “Man tries to start KKK rally”
Einstein’s Theory Of Equality
Einstein, when he arrived in America, was shocked at how Black Americans were treated. “There is separation of colored people from white people in the
How Marilyn Monroe’s Kindness Changed Ella Fitzgerald’s Life
Ella Fitzgerald was not allowed to play at Mocambo because of her race. Then, one of Ella’s biggest fans made a telephone call that quite
Protect and Serve
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This Unlikely Partnership Showed the True Power of Love, Forgiveness and Redemption.
In August of 2012, a white supremacist entered a Milwaukee Sikh temple and opened fire, killing six people, including the father of Pardeep Kaleka (above
Woman Saved Racist From Mob
June 22, 1996 – 18-year-old Keshia Thomas of Ann Arbor shields a man wearing a Confederate T-shirt from an angry crowd during a Ku Klux