Easter haiku

Dear President Biden, Our pastor, the Dr. Reverend Kelle Brown, gave one of the best sermon’s she’s ever given this morning. If you want to check it out, you can find it on our YouTube channel (go to about minute 49). Her sermon title this morning was Alive! and it inspired the following Easter haiku: …

Marilyn Mosby and Transformational Inclusivity, Diversity, and Equity ~ TIDE

Dear President Biden, Remember the other day when I brought up the idea that we need to include “Transformational” in our conceptualization (and execution) of DEI work and shift to “Transformational Inclusivity, Diversity, and Equity” or TIDE? Well, I still believe this. I still believe that we can’t simply include more diverse people in the …

Reality nuggets

Dear President Biden, Lately I’ve been hanging out at work (via Zoom-like platforms) with way more young people than old people. I’m humbled and grateful to say that they’ve become my teachers. So many of them are living out loud and questioning what is and why is it is that what is is the way …

Transformational Inclusivity, Diversity, and Equity ~ TIDE

Dear President Biden, A couple of weeks ago I read something where someone was taking diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts to task. He was focused on the inclusion aspect and concluded that it’s beyond a bad idea to just invest in including more BIPOC and other varieties of under-represented people in the same old oppressive …

We need the best PR people to debunk the “extreme winter weather = no global warming” B.S.

Dear President Biden, It’s so great that it didn’t ever occur to me that you wouldn’t declare disasters in some states because of how they did or didn’t vote for you – of course you’d do what needed to be done whether as state is “red” or “blue.” Obviously the issue is in play because …