Alice Walker on Identity
“Please remember, especially in these times of group-think and the right-on chorus, that no person is your friend (or kin) who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow and be perceived as fully blossomed as you were intended.”
–Alice Walker, bisexual African American and author of The Color Purple
The Latest from HHRC
White supremacist or anti-Black attitudes don’t belong to only one ideology, one political party or one particular geographical location. These attitudes exist across different regions, socio-economic classes, income levels, education groups and political affiliations. Since both anti-Blackness and white supremacy are baked into our country’s foundation, they often play out in our daily lives.
Ruth Bader Ginsberg z”l was tireless and relentless in her pursuit of social justice. She was articulate, determined, intelligent, steadfast and humble. If she had her moments of doubt or fear as she fought her battles – our battles – we did not see them.
In the Netflix Documentary “13th,” director Ava DuVernay examines the issue of mass incarceration using footage and testimony from leading scholars and activists.
Educators can play a critical role in recognizing and addressing white nationalism. Two authors of Western States Center’s toolkit, ‘Confronting White Nationalism in Schools,’ explain how.
Racism is man’s gravest threat to man – the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason. Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel About Rabbi Abraham Heschel By Erica Nadelhaft, HHRC Northern…