“They say that home is where the heart it. I guess I haven’t found my home.”

These are the opening words to Ingrid Michaelson’s song, ‘Are We There Yet’. …


“We don’t all have to agree on approach, as long as we’re in it for the right reasons.”

“We need to be able to bring different perspectives into this topical area. After all, we can’t fight for diversity if we can’t have diverse views.”

I have heard each of these…


Jordan Alec-Cruise Armstrong died February 9, 1999 at the age of 17 months. He was a vibrant baby boy with a bright future, even if his beginnings were incredibly difficult.

Jordan was born September 4th, 1997 with a rare condition called gastroschisis. In this, his liver and intestines were on…


This past week, I was teaching a Culture Facilitation course when a student sent me a private chat in Zoom that read, “One day I want to be in the zone like you. I struggle with remaining calm and neutral but I’ll get there”.

Last week, I was facilitating a…


Wake up. Take a shower. Brush your teeth. Get breakfast. Jump in the car. Go to work.

Be woken up. Harass your kids to take a shower and brush their teeth. Force feed them some form of breakfast. Get them on the bus. Get yourself presentable in seven minutes. Jump…


“I love and respect my teammates, and I stand right there with them in regard to fighting for racial equality and justice,” Brees said. …


As America burns and peoples emotions range from annoyed to somber to angry to tired, there is an underlying question that each and every troubled soul should ask themselves.

What is the primary source of my pain?

This can seem like a simple enough question, particularly as a significant majority…


With every police killing of a Black man. With every instance of a white man or woman calling the police on a Black person for being Black. With each of these things, there are people looking at their version of the bigger picture and reminding us that, in the scheme…


“In 2000, while on SNL, I made a terrible decision to do an impersonation of Chris Rock while in blackface. There is no excuse for this,” Fallon wrote on Twitter. “I am very sorry for making this unquestionably offensive decision and thank all of you for holding me accountable.”

Today…


His is a picture you’ve seen a lot over these past several days.

Not months. Days. For while Ahmaud Arbery has been dead for three months, America is just now waking up to this reality. And as we weep again for a black life cut short, there are some who…

Chris Armstrong

Certified Master Facilitator / Certified Diversity Executive / Award-winning leader in empowerment and equality.

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