I recently wrote about the racial discrimination housing laws of the 1940’s-1970’s (and I did a post on “How To Talk About Racism”). My point in showing those bits of somewhat hidden history is to help set the table for why some things are the way they are today when it comes to race. It’s […]
On Jackie Robinson Day, is racism still alive and well?
Growing up middle class and white, in a middle class and white town in suburban Ohio, I always understood racism to be dead. Racism was something I learned about in history class. The Klu Klux Klan. The “N” word. Slavery. The Civil War. Some guy name Martin Luther King and a lady named Rosa Parks. […]