Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

I send gratitude to the women who have stepped forward (and been stepping forward), breaking their silence about being sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly and Donald Trump. Their stories demonstrate how difficult it is for...

A Clear Picture of Privilege

The other day, I left the house and realized, once I had arrived at the subway station, that I had forgotten my wallet. If I went back home, I would have been late for an appointment with a client, so I was stuck. I had about $1.50 in my purse and it cost $2.25 to get...

It’s What We Don’t Talk About

Americans are socialized not to speak about race. We are taught that discussions that involve race are taboo. White people do not talk about race because they are afraid they will say the wrong thing and prove themselves to be racist. Or, they are afraid that...