Othering & Belonging Institute Blog

Image of people voting behind voting barriers
July 30, 2021 This past Tuesday evening, upon invitation, I spoke before the Richmond, California, City Council on a...
July 30, 2021
Protesters holding signs that read "no CRT in schools"
July 13, 2021 In mid-April, I noticed something strange was happening. Across mainstream media, but especially...
July 13, 2021
The Rev. Robert R.A. Turner, center, draws attention to the 1921 Tulsa Massacre every week in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Courtesy photo
June 1, 2021 This week features commemorations of one of the worst atrocities on American soil during the twentieth...
June 01, 2021
Protesters marks the one year anniversary of George Floyd's killing
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May 25, 2021 It’s been one year since George Floyd’s murder by a Minneapolis police officer set off the largest...
May 25, 2021
protest in Minnealpolis hold up pictures of George Floyd
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The Chauvin verdict provides a much needed expression of hope and solace for the Floyd family and to the millions of...
April 21, 2021
NYPD enforcing social distancing
April 6, 2021
By Christine Mitchell The year 2020 has witnessed the overlapping public health crises of a global...
April 06, 2021