June 10, 2020

Still Dreaming

I don’t think Dr. King dreamt of President Obama, Reginald F. Lewis, Condoleezza Rice, or Oprah per se. Too often, these individuals, and other gifted people, […]
June 7, 2020

Leaning in and Listening

Best Friend Podcasts: Diversity and Inclusion
June 3, 2020

In Pursuit of the Real Juneteenth

I heard the thud from upstairs. When you’re living with an adolescent German Shepherd and two children of similar temperament, crashes, thump thump thumping, a thud […]
May 14, 2020

Street Dogs and their Human Companions

Original Content provided by: Pet of the Homeless By: Jim Ross Street Dogs and Their Human Companions While hiking on le chemin St. Jacques de Compostelle […]
May 14, 2020

Age likely why Wisconsin rescue group denied 70-year-old woman dog adoption

By: Coreen ZellPosted at 10:33 PM, Jan 17, 2018  and last updated 6:23 PM, Jan 18, 2018 A Hartland-based animal rescue group won’t let a 70-year-old adopt the dog she […]
May 14, 2020

Under-representation of African American Employees in Animal Welfare

COMMENTARYSue-Ellen Brown ABSTRACTThe purpose of this research was to document the alleged under- representation of African Americans employed in U.S. nonhuman animal welfare organizations. A telephone […]
May 1, 2020

Dispatches From the Frontlines of the Animal Welfare Movement

Original Content provided by: Mediaplanet By: Kenny Lamberti, Director of Grass Roots Advocacy, Best Friends Animal Society We are in the midst of a tremendous shift […]
March 9, 2020

Let’s Stop Talking About Diversity and Be Inclusive

In the 1940s, leaving their wives and children to fend for themselves against theoppressive laws of Jim Crow, my grandfathers volunteered for a life-and-death strugglein opposition […]
October 2, 2019

Pets in Porcelain Berry

Pets in Porcelain Berry We have a lovely rose bush. In the morning, just after sunrise, the light lays on the bush setting the flowers aflame. […]