What If…

What if there were no racism?

What if there were no inequalities?

What would your life be like? 

How would your life change? 

What are you doing to make a positive change in the world around you? 

I want to have an open discussion about all of this. Please be as honest and open as possible. I want to start a dialogue. People need to keep talking and in some cases, start talking. 

To be completely honest, my life wouldn’t drastically change if there were no racism. I grew up as a white female in Utah, which means I had no issues with racism directed at me growing up. 

I would have had a different childhood if there were no inequalities and everyone was treated equally but it rarely had anything to do with race and almost everything to do with religion. I also know that’s part of growing up in Utah and not being LDS.

However, I am worried about the challenges my older son might face being Hispanic. If you have been reading my blog for a little while you would have read Friday Morning Struggle. I’m still shocked racism happens at that age! 

I hope and pray we work towards a better future as my children grow up. 

How are you making a difference in the world? The way I am making a difference is by trying to raise my children with my husband in a loving home that does not accept racism or inequality whatsoever. I have also started researching what it means to be an ally and have been trying to talk to people from other races to get their perspective. I want to learn from them. I want to learn their histories, cultures, wants, needs, struggles, hardships, strengths, and wins. 

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