Dallas & Texas History Matters- Reading Recommendations
National Day of Racial Healing 2018
The following are our book recommendations for truth sharing of Dallas' & Texas History. As we create a path forward as a city and nation, it is imperative that we understand how "place" matters and the impact of historical events that have created our lived realities today. I'm also deeply inspired by the quote- "Those who do not read history are doomed to repeat it." Please share your recommendations in the comments.
-Happy Reading, Chantel
"Understanding Racial Microaggressions"- Examples Of Offensive Statements
On this National Day of Racial Healing, I’m reflecting on the work ahead that is needed to create a more just and equitable world. Our fate as humanity is standing on our will to engage more deeply in the work of advancing racial justice through our relationships, organizations, and communities where we work, live and play.
4 Illustrations of White Privilege & Institutional Racism.
As a woman and person of color, I know what it feels like to dread going to work because of the sexist, racially offensive, and downright personally degrading comments that I experienced almost on a daily basis.
6 Steps That White People Can Take To Be An Active Advocate for Racial Justice.
The sole purpose of this exercise is to develop a race-conscious lens of how white privilege and institutional racism shows up in our personal lives and the world around us.
"We Are The Ones We Have Been Waiting For."
6 Steps That White People Can Take To Be An Active Advocate for Racial Justice- "You can’t fix what you aren’t willing to face. You can't speak on anything that you don't understand. And you most certainly can't call out what you don’t even see."-Chantel L. Hobbs
10 Enlightening Quotes From Alice Walker's “We Are The Ones We Have Been Waiting For.”