Tag Archives: civil rights
Leadership and Depolarization in These Times
December 2022 It’s not clear to me that the long-term generational rise of liberal values, which I do think is happening, and [of] which there’s solid evidence in the polls, is necessarily going to trump all these other aspects which … Continue reading
Leadership, Depression and Possibility in These Times
April 2022 If you are not depressed, you are (probably) out of touch….Yes, people are depressed. But a diagnosis of physical or emotional depression does not take into account the agency of the human spirit, the agency of our better … Continue reading
Leadership Library Review — “Proud AND Critical: And-Thinking Applied to Critical Race Theory” by Barry Johnson (Polarity Partnerships, September 2021)
October 2021 If we merge mercy with might, and might with right, then love becomes our legacy and change our children’s birthright…./For there is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it./If only we’re brave enough to be … Continue reading
Returning to the Office: Whether, When and How?
May 2021 “[Microsoft] plans to remove restrictions only once the virus acts ‘more like an endemic virus such as the seasonal flu,’ an executive wrote.” In the U.S. and some other parts of the world where Covid-19 vaccines have been … Continue reading
Leadership Library Review: Three Excellent Resources for Understanding Race, Caste and Antiracism
March 2021 What’s the problem with being “not racist”? It is a claim that signifies neutrality: “I am not a racist but neither am I aggressively against racism.” But there is no neutrality in the racism struggle. The opposite of … Continue reading
Kamala and Doug: Extraordinary, and Not
December 2020 Fellas, this is how it’s done Less famous, of course, than vice president-elect Kamala Harris’s warm and glittering election speech on November 7th (and the unspoken words of her white pantsuit on this centennial anniversary of the 19th … Continue reading
Leadership Library Review: “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation” by John Lewis
August 2020 “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation” by John Lewis (New York Times, 7/30/20) “Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part to help build what we called … Continue reading
Understanding Implicit (Unconscious) Bias
July 2020 Understanding Implicit (Unconscious) Bias As a self-described progressive white, middle-aged woman I was initially taken aback by the results of the three Implicit Association Tests I took a few years ago at Harvard’s Project Implicit website which revealed … Continue reading
To What Leadership Opportunities Are We Awakening?
June 2020 To What Leadership Opportunities Are We Awakening? The pandemic news is tough; it’s relentless, emotionally exhausting, and carries more information and questions and implications than our brains can comprehend. Anxiety is a natural response to such extreme incoherence … Continue reading
Leadership Library Review: “Love in Action”
January 2020 “Love in Action,” Krista Tippett Interview of Congressman John Lewis (OnBeing.org, updated 1/26/17) I want to open 2020 by honoring Congressman Lewis and by lifting up the practice of “love in action” he described to Krista Tippett in … Continue reading
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