I keep hearing my friends of color say it over and over again. LISTEN. In an age of knee jerk reactions and remarks, listening is an acquired skill. Hearing is a priceless one.
The voices we can learn the most from are often the ones that have been intentionally muted. Ones we may have to make an effort to seek out. Ones that come from those who don’t look or sound exactly like us. Every once in a while though, an opportunity arises for these muted voices to reach and affect the masses. [Read more…]