From Christoph Whitbeck: I make this for the chili cook-off at school. I haven't won yet, but Ms. Carmen is like a really good cook and she always wins so it's not really a fair assessment. It has won "spiciest" once though. It's good stuff. Hard to get, and optional: Homemade hot sauce I get… Continue reading Whitbeck’s famous chili
a guest post from five-years-ago me. 2014 me. Just-turned-thirty and just-starting-to-think-about-race me. She says hi. She's proud of me, and you, and herself. She sends love.
Instead, as I learn more and more about race and try hard not to do racist things, people call me out on my racism more, not less. What the heck?!?
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.
As a person who lives with chronic pain, I'm subject to a lot of well-intentioned communication that actually feels really terrible to receive.
I, Lieva Whitbeck, wrote this guide, based on research done at a voting party in Laurel in Oakland
Thank you so much for your support in keeping email from taking over my life. I really appreciate your help!
The person whose email signature you just clicked through to get here
on the differences between pedagogical cookies, crap cookies, manipulative cookies, and excellence cookies.