Tag Archives: systemic 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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When to Clap Back

I am a staff member at a predominantly white institution. The other week my colleague asked me to welcome a new employee to our university even though we’re working remotely, and I do not work with this new person’s team. … Continue reading

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Not Racist

I’m realizing that I can’t just view myself as “not racist” and therefore not part of the problem. That’s not good enough. If I’m being honest, I know I still have a lot to learn and that there are many … Continue reading

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Grand Rising

Do you feel the current protests in response to George Floyd’s killing have exposed systemic racism in a new way? Do you think there will be real change? I don’t think systemic racism was exposed more this time than in … Continue reading

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