“As a white person, we have to listen”

Grammy-winning rapper Macklemore's levelheaded comments about race in an interview on New York City's Hot 97 caught my attention. Consider this snippet: "If there's anything positive that has come out of their [Eric Garner and Michael Brown] deaths—if there's anything positive—I believe it has brought attention to injustices that have been plaguing America since the … Continue reading “As a white person, we have to listen”

Ferguson: “Let’s Make a Difference”

The freedom to enjoy human rights without discrimination is one of the most fundamental principles of human rights law. Every human being is equal in dignity and worth and has the right not to be discriminated against. Racism, which limits peoples’ access to rights based on their identity, attacks the very concept of human rights. … Continue reading Ferguson: “Let’s Make a Difference”