Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Best Web OpEds

My White Boss Talked About Race in America and This is What Happened

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Meryl Ann Butler     Permalink    (# of views)   2 comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

Valuable 3   Must Read 2   Well Said 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 9/15/16

Become a Fan
  (86 fans)

Black lives matter
Black lives matter
(Image by pburka)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

When I went into work yesterday, the first thing my boss, who is a White woman, mentioned to me was the anger and pain she was feeling about the fatal shootings of two  more  Black men by White police officers. She talked about the articles she read and the videos she watched and how she wanted to say something about it to the crowd of Silicon Valley founders and investors we’d be gathering for an event later that evening. She took the time to ask me how I was doing and if I wanted to talk or take some time off. She was in all ways very supportive and proactively so. I don’t think I realized it at the time. It wasn’t until I actually sat down to write this piece, in fact, that the significance of that short interaction really sunk in for me...

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At medium.com

 

- Advertisement -

Valuable 3   Must Read 2   Well Said 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles