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3 Messages that Can be Used to Shut Down People of Color When Talking About Race, and 3 Reminders for People Who Are Tired of Those Messages

3 Messages that Can be Used to Shut Down People of Color When Talking About Race, and 3 Reminders for People Who Are Tired of Those Messages

I’ve received quite a few comments on and offline since I shared  2 articles that were written (by a person of color) specifically for people who are white to foster anti-racist allyhood. In this note I’ll share three overarching themes from those messages, and my own thoughts on them. I’ll also share three reminders that came to my mind when I reflected on those messages.

First theme: The tone…

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"The Absence of No Does Not Mean Yes":Defining Consent

“The Absence of No Does Not Mean Yes”:Defining Consent

From Campus Clarity’s Think About It Campaign.

Love & Peace,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW

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2 Articles Written Specifically for White People to Foster Anti-Racist Allyhood

2 Articles Written Specifically for White People to Foster Anti-Racist Allyhood

Written by Derrick Clifton, these two articles regarding conversations about race connect common themes of denial and give people who are white an opportunity to take in information to become active anti-racists, if they are willing to shut up and listen.

9 clueless things white people say when confronted with racism

“As people who benefit from racial privilege, whites can support the…

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Illustration Applies Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to Employee Engagement

Illustration Applies Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to Employee Engagement

You might be familiar with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.

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The larger illustration above applies that theory to employee engagement. Whether you are self-employed or otherwise, it’s definitely something worth thinking about. What do you think about the theory’s application? Can you find yourself anywhere in there? Do you feel as if anything is missing?

Many thanks to Dorleem and Rachel L. Westfor…

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In case you missed it, Today’s Google Doodle featured quotes from, and illustrations of Nelson Mandela. Click on the images below for an enlarged version of each picture.

Love & Peace,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW

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Google Doodle Honors Nelson Mandela In case you missed it, Today’s Google Doodle featured quotes from, and illustrations of Nelson Mandela…

Talking About Gender Pronouns

Talking About Gender Pronouns

There are resources available about the use of various gender pronouns. Here is one of them. This video is used as a part of orientation for Emerson College Students.

Love & Peace,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW

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