According to research, it’s important to talk to children about race as early as age three. Talking about race with children (rather than trying to create “color-blind environments” for them while ignoring the topic of race) will encourage children to embrace diversity.
It is possible that the next Buddha will not take the form of an individual.
The next Buddha may take the form of a community, a community practicing
understanding and loving kindness, a community practicing mindful living.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
Ultimately, America’s answer to the intolerant man is diversity.
– Robert Kennedy
We must be the change we wish
to see in the world.
The world is getting too small for both an Us and a Them. Us and Them have
become co-dependent, intertwined, fixed to one another. We have no
separate fates, but are bound together in one. And our fear of
one another is the only thing capable of our undoing.
To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
- Nelson Mandela, South African civil rights activist