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In today’s polarized climate, being moderate has become a radical position
In June 2020, after the horrific murder of George Floyd, a crime for which justice rolled down like a mighty stream in a three-count guilty verdict against former police officer Derek Chauvin recently, I wrote the following on my Tune In To Leadership blog:
I feel called to add my voice and perspective based on decades of study and conversations with thoughtful people about race, culture, identity, and wisdom tools to unlock the gordian knot of race and racialist thinking. Such thinking becomes values and behavior inimical to not only black folk, but to the cultural, civic, and civil advance of American civilization—period.
As a Black American citizen, and as a writer-intellectual-entrepreneur, I embrace the ancestral imperative to envision a future where the better angels of our nature overcome the bedeviling human capacity for evil and sociopathic lack of empathy. Such a vision, and the attendant strategies to enact them, are my focus and intent.
The following essay frames my contribution, as a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Cultural Evolution, to the launch of The Post-Progressive Post.