During this MLK Holiday weekend, let’s learn more about Dr. King’s commitment to non-violence.
This is a compilation of the recollections by people from all walks of life on how they first experienced or witnessed prejudice and discrimination.
Will bias and bigotry become “hardwired” into today’s tech, A.I. robots ect? Listen here: http://www.npr.org/2016/03/14/470427605/can-computers-be-racist-the-human-like-bias-of-algorithms
As a white folk in the midst of the next wave of Black liberation, it can be confusing where our place in the fight against racism lies. First of all let recognize that ending racism is not the job of solely those who experience it, it’s going to take the action of folks who hold […]
Intersectionality is an idea that recognizes that humans hold myriad identities that have the potential to overlap and inform each other to result in a complex experience. It considers that each complex part of an identity plays a role in the overall combined experience of a single person. It recognizes that people can be privileged […]
During a recent interview that surfaced this week, President Obama answered a question about whether Americans were overreacting to terrorism. He said: “It is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when you’ve got a bunch of violent, vicious zealots who behead people or randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a […]
As February 2014 comes to a close, so does another Black History Month. Black History Month, often focuses on important people, places and events in our American history related to the origins, struggles and achievements of African Americans. As its been often expressed those who don’t understand history are doomed to repeat it. What then […]
I like to think of how many people Martin Luther King would have reached directly if he were alive today and able to share his message with the world via FB,Twitter ect. So this MLK Day, help keep the dream alive and become a contributor to a ‘wikki’ effort to build a talking / ai […]
Ten years before the Civil War, the city of Rochester, NY asked Frederick Douglass to speak for its July 4, 1852 celebration. Douglass accepted, but rather than join in the ‘celebration,’ Douglass took it in an unexpected direction. In this clip, Danny Glover performs part of that speech (hat tip to the Zinn Education Project […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XU788bYTg60&feature=related Its sounds far fetched that one day the right to marry between a human and a robot will be debated as depicted in the film “Bicentennial Man”, where Robin Williams portrayed his struggle as robot (for 200 years) to be recognized as human. Will “fleshism” be the next form of bigotry as we […]