Cultural sensitivity is important. The lack of it takes on many forms and can be found in many places. My most recent encounter occurred at my local BevMo! I’m a little mad, but feel I should share this story.
Today, I was reading a conversation on a Facebook group focused on Mexican food. Pretty normal until someone took exception to using the word “America” to mean “United States.” This instantly reminded me of a conversation I overheard once. A conversation worth sharing, I think.
Today is Martin Luther King Jr day. The morning news shows are showing clips of the Selma march. Oprah, John Legend and Common are discussing their latest movie. Above all, we are reminded of what African Americans have had to overcome just to gain the right to vote. After seeing all this, I’m left asking… Continue reading The right to vote