A random collection of articles, blog posts, books, and other things I think are worth sharing.
Huffington Post: Social Media Has Made Us All Self-Righteous A**holes (True that…true that…)
New York Times: A History of White Delusion
“A starting point is for us whites to wake from our ongoing mass delusions, to recognize that in practice black lives have not mattered as much as white lives, and that this is an affront to values that we all profess to believe in.”
Along those lines….
“I’m an educated, Caucasian, heterosexual male. Does this ensure I will have success and live the American Dream? Obviously it doesn’t, but it damn sure drops me on second base with a great opportunity to steal third.”
Huffington Post: Dear Younger Me: Here are 15 Things You Should Know (Yes times 15 over…yes!).
“Know the difference between money and success. Success has nothing to do with the clothes you wear, the car you drive or the house you live in. The true mark of success will always be found in the content of your character, the quality of your ideas and the kindness in your heart.”