Kittens with hearts
communication is so so so important
and talking to each other isn’t communication
listening, understanding, being empathetic, putting yourself in their shoes, sharing, opening up, being vulnerable, trusting, talking through misunderstanding, compromise, being ok with the silence, understanding that silence can mean more than words, letting your opinions be heard, respecting their opinion
that’s what communication is about
The cause of racism is often fear of the unknown - lack of knowledge about other cultures. Travel, explore and learn - open your mind.
I will ALWAYS, ALWAYS, reblog this every time it comes up on my blog. This is the BEST statement, I’ve ever seen.
I really love this. So many are dead-set on the view that people cannot better themselves but that simply isn’t true. Everybody deserves a second chance and everybody has the ability to better themselves.