Building a BRIDGE: What I learned as DEI committee chair

Building a BRIDGE: What I learned as DEI committee chair

    In my former career as a news anchor and reporter, I’d often run into people at the grocery store, school events, or out eating – people who recognized me from television. In an attempt to make small talk, or maybe because they really wanted to know, they’d...
When will Black History Month be history?

When will Black History Month be history?

    “What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.”  – Carter G. Woodson  From the start, Black History Month was meant to be meant to be history. ...
Anxiety over racism: A path towards peace

Anxiety over racism: A path towards peace

  “Okay, it happened. So, now what?” If you’re white, you may have asked that question of yourself and others. Never mind the guilt and worse yet, shame felt in facing the reality of historical injustices, inhumane treatment which befell Black, indigenous and...
If you’re feeling outrage or anger, read this

If you’re feeling outrage or anger, read this

Feeling stressed out? Anxious? Afraid?  You’re not alone. These are unprecedented times, and we may all be experiencing some form of emotional trauma.  We mostly associate trauma with violent crimes, natural disasters, and war, but that gives us a limited scope. Our...