A walk in the woods

Dear President Biden, I was hoping to keep this letter on the positive side of the scale and maybe in the end it’ll have tilted that way, but reading yesterday about the woman who was raped on a train in Philadelphia while onlookers snapped pics and recorded video but did nothing to help her, has …

Hard, hard choices

Dear President Biden, This is a hard letter to start. Most of me wants to deflect and focus on something current and removed that deserves hefty measures of righteous anger. Mitch and the GOP mobsters are generating an endless supply of such things so it wouldn’t be hard to pivot to a rant about the …

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 …

Bleak

Dear President Biden, “Yesterday was a really bad day for him, and this is what he did.”Capt. Jay Baker of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s OfficeI’m sure you know by now who Jay Baker is and that he said this unspeakably callous thing about Robert Aaron Long having gone to three spas in the Atlanta area …

Anonymous is still a woman

Dear President Biden, This morning I was perusing one of the alumna magazines we get quarterly and was dismayed, but not really surprised at all, to see that in the opening photo spread of five snapshots, the two featuring White male students included their names while the three featuring either Asian or Hispanic female students …