Tag: racism

Ferris Bueller’s World

What kind of world do we live in? It would be GREAT if we all lived in a Ferris Bueller world.  Everything always works out for Ferris.  No matter how deep a hole he gets himself into, somehow he finds a way out.  If… Continue Reading “Ferris Bueller’s World”

The Other America

I’d like to say I am free of bias, but that wouldn’t be completely honest. I am a Bruin through and through and if you love UCLA, there is one school you do NOT love – USC also known as the University of Second… Continue Reading “The Other America”

Same, Same But Different

On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He answered: ” ‘Love the Lord your… Continue Reading “Same, Same But Different”

I’m An American

Racism can be subtle. It doesn’t have to be men with pointed hoods and robes burning crosses on lawns.  It’s not always found in name-calling and ethnic slurs.  Sometimes racism can be found in the little assumptions we make about other people because of… Continue Reading “I’m An American”

Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie, and Chevrolet

I am proud to be an American.  I’m a sansei or third generation Japanese-American kid and although I don’t love most Chevrolets, I do love baseball, a good hot dog, and apple pie ala mode (remember that commercial?).  More importantly, I love the fact… Continue Reading “Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie, and Chevrolet”