Exploring how family connections influence your trajectory
Chapter 17: My Good People The Reading Every fiber of my being had once believed that the rule makers and system operators in America were good people, leaders who looked out for everyone, who would never make selfish decisions. I knew executives, real estate moguls, media guys, and politicians - people who ran stuff. I... Continue Reading →
Waking Up White Chapter 16: Logos and Stereotypes Examining the absorbed assumptions that shape our thinking
Chapter 15: The Whole Story The Reading "What is it that makes facing mistakes, weaknesses, or regrets so terrible that they must be completely and utterly denied?" The author highlights how we create stories from a single perspective, which comes from, reinforces, and becomes our baseline for judging things that relate to it. She gives... Continue Reading →
In this chapter, the author comes to the realize that history is written by the victors, and the people who define the system of measurement get to decide what gets measured and how.
Blog Challenge: Waking Up White - Chapter 11: Headwinds and Tailwinds In which the author gives a really brilliant illustration of systemic racism