I’ve had a lot of occasion this week to think about two small pieces of my personal history: one in which I slapped someone, and one in which someone slapped me. The time I was slapped was a relief. I was in middle school and had been subject to bullying for months. It wasn’t the… Continue reading On violence
White people, get off your high horse. Our conflict resolution strategies aren’t better.￼
I don’t have any opinions to share about Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, Black women’s hair, or alopecia. I don’t know any of the people involved, and I know just enough to know that as a white woman watching the internet television version of this situation there are many layers of shit-I-don’t-know-shit-about going… Continue reading White people, get off your high horse. Our conflict resolution strategies aren’t better.￼
Welcome white friend!
Hi friend! I just want to welcome you, personally, to anti-racist work. Welcome! I'm so glad you're here. We really need you. If you stick around and join us in this liveslong journey, I promise it will transform you. The lies are really intense. The messed-up-ness of the whiteness inside of us is really intense.… Continue reading Welcome white friend!
Do I need to watch When They See Us?
On Leveraging Ego to Better Accept Criticism
The Beach Ball of My Racism
The prize for being the least racist white person is you get to live in a horribly white supremacist culture that continues to hurt everyone. The prize for contributing to an anti-racist culture of learning and growth for all white people is you get to live in a better world. Competition is dumb when winning sucks.