The Institute for "Interracial" Harmony, Inc.
For more than 20 years (spare time) I have been Founder/President of The Institute for "Interracial" Harmony, Incorporated, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit charitable
Long before I became the First Black
We continue to build (with out-of-pocket personal monies and in spare time) The Institute for
Interracial" Harmony, Inc. (the quotations marks are used because there is only one race - the hueman one - but many colors and cultures, so there's no 's' at the end of the word 'race;' there is no meaning to words such as "interracial," "biracial," "transracial," "multi-racial," [did you see that category in the new Census?] "people of different races," or "out of her/his race!")
One hueman race - starting (DNA studies've revealed) Black and in
We developed the concept of testing individuals (R/CQT) in non-threatening arenas as a catalytic tool to, as Law Professor Dr. Lani Guinier has said, "...put the issue of racism (colorism) on the front burner in
I have instilled my desire for equity in my two children, one of whom, my son Laurence, has pledged to carry on the work of the Intstitute when I am no longer able to continue developing strategies for promoting the prevention and healing of untreated racism/colorism. Our major challenge is communicating the dire need for our nation to end the epidemic denial of the deleterious effects of racism/colorism (like 'racial' - we call it 'color'-profiling) and conveying the fact that our Racism/Colorism Quotient Test Program (with Follow-up psychological/psychiatric counseling) is a compelling solution to the problem which affects every area of people activity.
A book, detailing our work, will be published soon and The Racism/Colorism Quotient Test is available on the Internet at www.racismtest.com
Finally, we must ensure that every school, education organization, political and social group, can recognize how its individuals, through no fault of their own, have been conditioned by an institutionally racist/colorist society. Our proven methodology for undoing that conditioning and introducing positive change in their lives is now readily available so that we can expand the healing, help to remove the 'blame' syndrome and prevent people from losing their lives and their jobs, (alcoholics can no longer be fired if they accept counseling) by encouraging corporations (especially police departments with their life-and-death powers) to offer our R/CQT Program (for dysfunctional responses to color and cultural differences) instead of costly suits and dismissals.