Tag Archives: racism

Systemic Racism

Re: “Olympics miss the mark on inclusion” [July 11, Opinion]: The most significant story of this moment after a year of racial reckoning is the continuing institutional degradation of Black women athletes even as their achievements are celebrated. A few examples must … Continue reading

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The Privileges of Driving

In a small discussion group for a course I was taking on racism, I described a time when a cop and I bantered back and forth after I’d been pulled over. A young Black man said, “I could not ever … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable Truth

Speaking my truth, even when its uncomfortable. I’m allowing myself the space to say to society, “Where have you been? How did you not notice our pain?” – Natarsha McAllister Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your … Continue reading

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Powerful Conversation

While racism is a deeply complex and difficult issue to tackle, I personally do not want to continue having the same conversations about race relations three years from now because that would mean we have not made enough progress. Our … Continue reading

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Should I call ?

Since the beginning of the pandemic, I have been shocked by the amount of racist political language aimed at Asian-Americans and the spike in hate crimes against the community. As a white person, I feel ashamed that I didn’t focus … Continue reading

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