If you’re privileged and you know it say “Amen.”

I have never been looked at as a suspect while browsing in a retail store. No one has ever called me out for being the only member of my race at a gathering or event. My motives are never assumed to be nefarious. I have never feared for my life during a routine traffic stop. Generally, people in power … Continue reading If you’re privileged and you know it say “Amen.”

Understand before demanding to be understood.

Psalm 137By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept    when we remembered Zion.2 There on the poplars    we hung our harps,3 for there our captors asked us for songs,    our tormentors demanded songs of joy;    they said, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” 4 How can we sing the songs of the Lord    while in a foreign land?5 If I forget you, Jerusalem,    may my right hand … Continue reading Understand before demanding to be understood.