The America We Know, No Longer Exists?

Yesterday on the Laura Ingraham show, she stated that “The America we know, no longer exists“. What? Then she continued by saying that LEGAL and illegal immigration was the cause of America’s changing demographics. What was the message she was trying to get across? Who was she talking to, the Trump base?  Why would legal … Read More

Living While Black Smith College

Living While Black Smith College – An employee who called police on a black Smith College student who was eating lunch in a common room on the western Massachusetts campus Tuesday has been placed on leave, school officials say. In a transcript of the call released by school officials Friday, the unidentified employee tells campus … Read More

HR Diversity Committee

You’ve heard of an HR Diversity Committee formed to discuss how to recruit diverse job seekers. ( coded word for people of color ) Ever hear of an HR Diversity Committee formed to decide how to recruit white candidates ? Course not. White candidates are not considered diverse. In an organizations staffed lily white hiring … Read More

Living While Black Racial Profiling

“Living While Black Racial Profiling” a phrase that encompasses the myriad ways black people are viewed with suspicion, profiled, and threatened with responses from police for minor infractions, or less. Collectively, they illustrate the ways people of color are subjected to arbitrary social expectations, and how violating those expectations is punishable. Decades after the collapse … Read More

Black Farmers Sold Fake Seeds!

Earlier this month, a group of black farmers cited that the Stine Seed Company sold them fake seeds. The farmers have filed a lawsuit against the company that they believe sold them the fake soybean seeds. The farmers purchase the seeds at the Mid-South Farm & Gin Show in March 2017. Many farmers purchased their seeds from Stine … Read More

Purple Squirrel

Purple squirrel is a term used by employment recruiters to describe a job candidate with precisely the right education, set of experience, and range of qualifications that perfectly fits a job’s requirements. The implication is that over-specification of the requirements makes a perfect candidate as hard to find as a purple squirrel.  Recruiters, unfamiliar with … Read More

Diversity – What Is Google Saying ?

Google released its annual diversity report last week, and the numbers haven’t changed much from last year. While blacks, hispanics and women hiring barely rose with an increase of just 0.1 percent; the Asian presence rose over 1.6 percent, the biggest increase at Google. Google is not alone in its fight for diversity. Many firms in the Silicon … Read More

Asian Pacific American Gays – LGBTQ

An absence of positive images of LGBTQ Asian Pacific Americans in entertainment and media can also make acknowledging one’s orientation or gender identity more difficult. “Coming out took a bit longer for me because of being a child of television,” said Loren Javier, a former Gay Asian Pacific Alliance board member. “I was glued to … Read More

War On The Poor!

The war on the poor in the United States is real! As more and more Americans don’t have or cant get access to items they need just to live. New organizations are popping up every day, to fight the war on the poor like Rev. William Barber’s Moral Monday March.  The Moral Mondays March, people march … Read More

President Barack Obama

On March 22, former President Barack Obama wrote a letter to the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where a mass shooter killed 17 people in February. In the handwritten letter, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama wrote they were inspired by the student’s bravery and praised them for calling an end to gun … Read More