How do we as a society combat environmental injustices? As we speak to date, the Standing Rock Reservation is fighting to stop the transfer of oil up under their main water source (i.e. Missouri Rives) and residents of Flint Michigan still does not have access to clean water; they are still in crisis.
You want to get the conversation on race started? Here are monthly questions designed to help you have an open and honest dialogue, with friends, family, and/or community. This is a platform for you to address undoing racism.
Do you know what reverse racism is? How has this term effected you personally?
What was the Age of Exploration and what was its lasting effects on the Indigenous populations of the Americas? Do up think that this past global event affects you in some shape or form?
Are you having “the conversation” with your child(ren)? If so, when did you start? If not, why not?
Are you having the conversation on racism with your child/ren?
Why are we as a nation not inclusive and empathetic to the plight of the Latino community? When they ask for help why do we not listen and/or help?
Should the true conception of Thanksgiving be taught in secondary education?
Do you think racism is a mental illness or an inherent part of human nature?
Should a course on racism be taught in schools?
Is race a factor in the caging of the Indigenous (I.e. Latino) children on the US border states? Does man made laws trump morality and humanity's responsibility to one another?
Are we as a nation supposed to wait until "we are ready" to talk about race? To wait until most of the nation "feels comfortable?"
How do we protect our children in the school system from racism? What solutions do you think will work?
There is a common theme that surfaces during the conversation of race. That theme being that racism is taught at home. If this is true then who bears the responsibility of addressing it? Home or the educational system?
Should racism be discussed in the work environment? If not there, then where?
How do we shift our mindset back to empathy for one another in order to dismantle racism?
Can a newly established sisterhood (Women's March 2017) withstand the complexities with problems concerning racism that it has?
Do you know what the true meaning or definition of racism is? How does this term relate to you and the people that surround you?
Is boycotting a sport to combat racism effective in bringing attention to the issue of race?
Do you think the biggest threat to the US is Racism? If you do not agree explain why - the same if you do agree.
Is racism being given too much of a "spotlight?"