Racial, Ethnic & Gender Prejudice, Discrimination and Persecution

Racial, Ethnic & Gender Prejudice, Discrimination and Persecution

Misinformed Ignorance breeds fear, then hate, then violence.

Behold, America: The Entangled History of “America First” and “the American Dream” by Sarah Churchwell
The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life by Simran Jeet Singh
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan’s Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them by Timothy Egan

Big Questions

Is there a slave owner(s) or a slave(s) in your family tree?

Life of a Klansman by Edward Ball
Inheritance: An Autobiography of Whiteness by Baynard Woods

Does White Nation think it can get away with 400+ years of oppression?

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt

Why are hate crimes increasing in U.S. cities?

  • Has the bigoted rhetoric and policies of the Trump administration intensified bullying, discrimination, and even violence toward minority communities?
  • Can a White Nationalist (Trump) be our moral leader?


What Would Jesus DO?

Is it not the grand irony of our times that the very people who insist that Jesus and the Bible must be the ruling principles of our culture and nation in all affairs, are also accomplices to the spreading of hate and violence and racism by their affiliation and support of Donald Trump?

They forgot to ask themselves, What Would Jesus Do?

Shame on them for their cowardice and hypocrisy in the face of the worst bully and liar we’ve ever experienced in the Whitehouse. No matter what evangelicals say, Trump is not the CHOSEN ONE!


Is racism predominantly instinctive (nature) or learned (nurture)?

Letters to My White Male Friends by Dax-Devlon Ross

Is the United States a racist country, or is it a democracy with racism embedded within and throughout its borders?

What has been and continues to be the cost of racism and prejudice for our country and ourselves?

Everything and all of us suffer from racism.

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee

How do we battle racism without harming or killing peaceful and innocent protesters, and, well-meaning police trying to keep the peace?

Is defunding police a cost-effective, feasible alternative to reforming within the existing policing system and culture? If not, then how do we effect positive change on both sides of the citizen-police contract?


 The Laura Ingraham BLACK ATHLETE Manifesto

SHUT UP, and
 step out of the car,
put your hands behind you,
 get out of my gated community,
 get in line,
 go do the (essential) work,
 stand at attention,
 go to war,
don't forget to vote
 stay in your lane,
 get off your knee and stand up,  and


Big Picture

Big Picture / Human Society / Social Organization & Change / Racism

The slap heard round the world. (In the Heat of the Night, 1967)


Eventually, We Will All Be Melting Pots of Each Other