Tag Archives: racisim
On Not Giving Up Her Seat on the Bus “I was a teenager at the time, and we had been learning about Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth in school. When a white woman got on the bus and the driver … Continue reading
Hair Tales: Discrimination
I met with ____ on ____, and was elated to become a part of the ____ team. Ms. ____ shared with me, as you did in my initial interview, that ____ needs to strengthen its area of outreach. I appreciated … Continue reading
Single Black female hiker here!
“Single Black female hiker here! My love of hiking started with local parks like Robinswood, Coal Creek, Kelsey Creek and Weowna. Then, I graduated to Cougar Mountain. Now, I’m working on Tiger Mountain trails. There are a few extraordinary experiences that … Continue reading
In 1996, I was a sophomore at Purdue University. As a member of student government, I was invited to an event at the Black Cultural Center. I was the only white person in a room of more than 100 Black … Continue reading