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    By Dianne Anderson When Dr. Candice Taylor Lucas is not waxing poetic on the harder sides of being a Black female doctor standing tall in stilettos, she is taking whatever steps needed to heal others so they too may not stumble or fall. Just getting through the hospital doors, for Black doctors or patients, is ...
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    Fanshen Cox has long been a racial equity leader in Hollywood. Now she’s raising the call for “truth and racial healing” in Tinseltown. By Joseph Williams On paper, Fanshen Cox wears many professional hats. An actor, essayist, award-winning playwright, and film producer, she’s also an activist and consultant for racial equity in Hollywood and beyond. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Murderous acts of race hate spanning generations require financial compensation to start the healing, but communities of color standing in solidarity is something money can’t buy. Hassam Ayloush said the Antisemitic flyers recently distributed in Redlands reflect a larger uptick in hate flyers against groups across southern California. But he feels part ...
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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌‌Media‌ In California, an increasing number of Japanese, Jewish and other non-Black groups are expressing their support for reparations to Black American residents of the state who are descendants of enslaved people. Around 100 grassroot organizations, motivated in part by the efforts of the Japanese American Bar Association and John M. Langston Bar Association ...
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    By Peter White A journalist and organizer, a former political prisoner and a professor of African American studies share their thoughts on how victims and communities heal from hate. Across the country acts of hate are on the rise, targeting minority and historically marginalized groups and leaving lasting scars on victims, their families, and their ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Wendy Gladney tackles topics that most people would rather avoid, like violence against women that is usually rooted in child sexual abuse and molestation. Some of it, she draws from personal experience. In the coming months in Orange County, Gladney is helping women learn to heal hate through forgiveness, probably one of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Domestic violence, family violence, sexual violence against children – it’s all in close proximity to Kandee Lewis. This month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, her nonprofit explores the darker side of something that everyone has had in common over the past nearly two years of COVID-19. A lot has happened behind closed doors. ...