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How to Use This Website

Welcome! I help people enhance personal and business relationships, opportunities, and results through: Mindful Content (Books,Blogs, and Resources) Mindful Executive or Life Coaching Mindful Activism If one or more of those topics interests you, here’s some quick tips on how to begin to use the resources on this website: Mindfulness Learn about mindfulness and how […]

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What Lies Beneath the “6 Ps”

In an earlier post, I wrote about the “6 Ps” that have always and continue to drive racist thoughts, words, and actions in the United States: the Promulgation of Policies that enable the Power, Prosperity, and Prestige of those with white Privilege. Since writing that post, through continued learning, mindfulness practice, and reflection, I’ve honed […]

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7 Core Racial Justice Issues

One person can make a sustainable difference; but an individual’s measurable impact is diluted if he, she, or they attempts to focus on more complex problems than they can handle. (For more on this, see my post “Mindful Activism: How to Get Started,” and get and stay organized with my free activism tracker.) While there’s […]

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Racial Justice: Education Equity (Updated, Aug. 2020)

Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color continue to experience inequities in access to high-quality education–and these disparities have been exacerbated by COVID-19. According to this recent, well-researched article by McKinsey & Company, the average Black or Hispanic student remains roughly two years behind the average white student, and low-income students continue to be […]

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Racial Justice and the “6 Ps”

Question: What is, has, and will always be the intention behind racist attitudes and behaviors? Answer: An agile alliteration of “6 Ps.” They are: the Promulgation of Policies that enable the Power, Prosperity, and Prestige of those with white Privilege. Look and Listen Peel back the layers of some white rhetoric, unpacking phrases such as […]

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Non-Profits I Currently Support (Updated, Aug. 2020)

Fighting injustice comes with a cost, which could involve time, money, resources, and even relationships. I’ve researched, and continue to research, non-profits that are doing excellent work toward influencing policies within specific areas I care about. Contributing time and money to effective non-profits is one of five ongoing action steps for driving policy change on […]

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Racial Justice: Economics & Employment (Updated, Aug. 2020)

Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color continue to experience disproportionate rates of unemployment and under-employment. These dynamics contribute to higher rates, when compared with white persons, of disease, chronic health problems, homelessness, arrest, and imprisonment. No individual can achieve economic and employment success without the support of many others, known and unknown, and […]

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Racial Justice: Climate Change (Updated, Aug. 2020)

Due to many intersectional injustices, Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color are more severely impacted by catastrophic weather events and ongoing environmental shifts driven by climate change. The United States, like most industrialized countries, isn’t cutting emissions fast enough to meet the United Nation’s 2030 climate goals set forth in the 2015 Paris […]

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Racial Justice: Criminal Justice & Mass Incarceration (Updated, Aug. 2020)

Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color are disproportionately arrested, indebted, and incarcerated by the criminal justice system. According to data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, as of July 2020 Black inmates made up 38.2 percent of the national incarcerated population. The percentage of Black Americans in the U.S. population? 13.4 percent. This […]

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