Multnomah County Adopts The Gladys McCoy Standard

December 12, 2018

In November of 2018 Multnomah County in Portland Oregon, became the third government agency to adopt a policy modeled after the National Football Leagues “Rooney Rule” Multnomah County joined the city of Portland The State of Oregon in adopting... Read More

White Privilege Challenge

December 12, 2018

White Privilege Challenge: The next time you as a #White person have a discussion about #Race & #Racism with a person of color, Challenge yourself to: 1) Listen intentionally. 2) Do NOT let your initial response be to dismiss or... Read More

History, Hate and Heros

May 29, 2017

  ‎May‎ ‎29 at ‎4‎:‎46‎ ‎PM  I can’t say that what happen in Portland, Oregon on Friday May 26, 2017 is a shock to me– as heroic and tragic as it was– and for me that’s sad. I was born in Portland Oregon ... Read More

I’m More Than What You See

February 13, 2017

Sometime in the summer of 2004 I was coming out of Safeway getting my morning coffee from Starbucks. I was driving my black Toyota Tacoma then and both my Rottweilers Nahla and Max were in the back, tied down in... Read More