The Continental Congress of the United States of America proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving in 1777. However, sick try the holiday wasn’t truly embraced as a nationwide celebration until President…
The “R” word (racism) is one of the most misunderstood, misinterpreted and misused words within the context of the American cultural landscape. People use it to describe other people, situations, and behaviors that often have nothing to do with racism or being racist. Racism, itself, is a social-political construct; an invention to institutionally divide power along lines based on the color of one’s skin. It was created to define that which is superior and that which is inferior.