5 Do’s and 3 Don’t’s When It Comes to Names

Soon Labor Day will culturally signify the end of the long, hot, lazy days of summer and give way to pumpkin spice and scarecrows.  Once upon a time, Labor Day also signified the last days of summer vacation for our kids.  Now, depending upon where you work, the year might have already started, or you […]

Victim Blaming or Racial Responsibility?

I attended an interesting “anti-racist” workshop the other day.  In this workshop, the onus of identifying racist behaviors was placed on people of color.  In fact, people of color were told that it was their responsibility to hold even their supervisors accountable for racist behaviors.  In other words, they took the Civil Rights Movement of […]

It’s Independence Day!

The fireworks have been lit.  Picnics have been had.  Another July 4th – Independence Day – has come and gone.   Nevertheless, as a response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade, there had been a lot of debate amongst those on social media as to whether or not to even celebrate Independence Day.  I chose […]

The Dual Language Lottery System and The Myth of Meritocracy and Fairness

During the last few months, we have been focused on the different types of microaggressions.  We have talked about treating Asian Americans as aliens in their own land and the harm of denying one’s own biases.  But perhaps a quieter, more pernicious microaggression that exists within our Dual Education world is the myth of meritocracy […]


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