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White people owe Black people a tremendous debt – still unpaid

It took me over a year to feel ready to see 12 Years a Slave. Two weeks ago I finally saw the Oscar winner. It was as brutal and stunning as I expected, and I sobbed through most of the last 15 minutes. On a roll, I watched The Butler […]

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How Whites can talk about race…and why we need to: An intergenerational duo of White Women Reacts, Reflects and Acts (FINAL chapter)

White allies

By Susana Rinderle and Melissa Hahn (learn more about my smart, talented, passionate co-author on her website and LinkedIn) he Trayvon Martin incident in early 2012, the trial of his accused killer George Zimmerman in 2013, and the uproar following the “not guilty” verdict a year ago on July 13th […]

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How Whites can talk about race…and why we need to: An intergenerational duo of White Women Reacts, Reflects and Acts (part III)

White allies

By Susana Rinderle and Melissa Hahn (learn more about my smart, talented, passionate co-author on her website and LinkedIn) This third installment in a four-part series contains our year-long reactions, reflections, and our call to action following the July 13, 2013 “not guilty” trial verdict for George Zimmerman, accused of […]

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How Whites can talk about race…and why we need to: An intergenerational duo of White Women Reacts, Reflects and Acts (part II)

White allies

By Susana Rinderle and Melissa Hahn (learn more about my smart, talented, passionate co-author on her website and LinkedIn) This second installment in a four-part series contains our year-long reactions, reflections, and our call to action following the July 13, 2013 “not guilty” trial verdict for George Zimmerman, accused of […]

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How Whites can talk about race…and why we need to: An intergenerational duo of White Women Reacts, Reflects and Acts (part I)

White allies

By Susana Rinderle and Melissa Hahn (learn more about my smart, talented, passionate co-author on her website and LinkedIn) he Trayvon Martin incident in early 2012, the trial of his accused killer George Zimmerman in 2013, and the uproar following the “not guilty” verdict in July had a profound impact […]

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Tips for Good White People*: What You Might not Realize About the Trayvon Martin Case

The past is never dead. It’s not even past. ~William Faulkner Now is a critical juncture between overwhelm and apathy about the George Zimmerman trial and the “not guilty” verdict handed down on July 13th. Some of us have read so many articles, written so many online comments, and been […]

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The Day After Trayvon: An Open Letter to African Americans from a White Ally

White allies

Since I got the news last night about Zimmerman’s “not guilty” verdict, all I can seem to do is clean my house and watch alien invasion movies where puny humans are toyed with and brutally dispatched by more advanced species. Both activities are therapeutic for me when I’m angry about […]

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