Drick Boyd

Author, Popular Educator, Activist and Scholar

Why Every American Should Read The 1619 Project

 How could a book about history create such an uproar? Most Americans are oblivious to history, and rarely celebrate it except on Memorial Day, July 4 and Veterans Day. Actually, only a small...

Buffalo, Los Angeles, Uvalde and the Pro-Life Movement

In the course of the last ten days, we have witnessed mass shootings in a Buffalo grocery store, a Taiwanese church in Los Angles, and an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. At last count 32 people...

American Oligarchs

What is an Oligarch? Like many others, I have been gripped night after night by the evening news reporting the latest attacks and devastation being inflicted on the people of Ukraine by the Russian...

Seeing The Light, Being the Light in the Era of the Big Lie

“For there is always light, if only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.” Amanda Gorman Light and Darkness At the end of September, I visited Minneapolis, Minnesota on...


Cafe Vancouver

I’m a popular educator, restorative justice practitioner activist and scholar. I want to share my experience, expertise and services to individuals and groups seeking to create healthy and vibrant communities

Latest Book: Disrupting Whiteness

In recent years, many white people have become awakened to the reality of racism at all levels of American society and the need for significant social change. Yet, the majority of white people in the U.S. still consider racism a topic to avoid rather than engage. Drawing on the author’s personal experience as a professor and antiracism trainer, Disrupting Whiteness offers an approach to talking about racism that is conversational rather than combative, and invites people to a deeper exploration of why they think and feel as they do.

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