How Has The World Acknowledged The Harm Of Slavery?

In the simplest terms, it hasn’t, which has caused an excessive amount of consternation and cognitive dissonance in America and around the world. As racialized violence continues to spread, it appears that the nation is still not ready to acknowledge the pain and harm caused by the enslavement of people of African descent. Recently, while reading Caste by _____, I came across a segment where it speaks to the challenges Nazi Germany was having in considering what to do about its “Jewish problem.” As they looked worldwide at how people were treating the undesirables in their communities, they spoke to the way America was lunching, burning, tar and feathering, and other heinous acts of brutality against people of African descent too brutal. As such, they chose to go with gas chambers as a more “humane method to dispose of the undesirables” in their communities.

Aside from the fact that human beings are being labeled as “undesirable,” it should...

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How Do You Know You're Not Raising a Karen?

"Family leadership is the education our children need most that the educational system was not built to provide!"

– Dr Shelley

How are you intentionally leaving your family for a legacy of anti-oppression in this pivotal time?
How are you talking, listening, and educating your children about our current moments in society?
How do you know you are not raising Ken's Karen's or victims?
My husband Arthur Holt and I are doing this through intentional efforts to live, model, and educate on the five pillars of family leadership Legacy:
  • Home leadership
  • Relational leadership
  • Personal leadership
  • Financial leadership
  • Professional career leadership
Knowledge, implementation, communication, and balance. We Are Better Together!
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Are You An Intentionally Anti-Racist Parent?

Understanding politics from the perspective of the historically oppressed and its relationship with our chosen profession is part of the hard work of addressing structural racism.

Teaching our children to think about issues from multiple perspectives is part of being an intentionally anti-racist parent. Maybe one of these 10 Best Political Books of 2020 by Black Women will help.
How are you doing on your HOMEwork?
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