Some Thoughts on Intimidation (GM 12)

Some Thoughts on Intimidation  Rus Ervin Funk  Feb 12, 2021     In a recent discussion group that I’m a part of, the topic of intimidation came up – specifically, white folx feeling intimated by black and brown men. To be clear, this…

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Celebrating VP Kamala Harris

In Celebration of VP Kamala Harris  Jan 20, 2021 Rus Ervin Funk    Gender matters.   I just witnessed Justice Sotomayor (the first Latina Supreme Court Justice), administer the oath of office to Vice President Kamala Harris. I was sitting on…

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Reflections on “Safety” (GM 9)

Reflections on “Safety”   Rus Ervin Funk  Jan 8, 2021   Gender matters.   A friend and colleague of mine (a black woman) recently recounted an experience where she challenged “whyte supremacist talk” during a meeting. She reported that the responses from white folx in…

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