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
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.￼
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!
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.