Category Archives: 2010

The Platinum Rule

Thinking About Race: “Use the Platinum Rule. We are all familiar with the Golden Rule: ‘Treat others as you would wish to be treated.’  Following the Golden Rule is an essential first step in building community.  When bridging cultures, there … Continue reading

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Educational Choice

THINKING ABOUT RACE (December 2010) – From an email received in October from Fred Baldwin, Carlisle Friends Meeting, expressing some thoughts regarding school choice and how he feels that it relates to race :  “I am convinced that Friends collectively … Continue reading

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Carry your whiteness with you. Paul Kivel

“For the next few days notice how rarely you see or hear the words white, Caucasian, or Euro-American.  Where is it implied but not stated specifically?  Where is African American or Latino/a specified so you can infer who is white … Continue reading

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Three recommended books

The following three acclaimed books offer readers a close and informative look at the lives of African American women. 1) Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America by Charisse Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden reveals the double lives that … Continue reading

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