In Defense of Robin DiAngelo Amidst the Coca Cola DEI Controversy

I myself was recently criticizing Robin DiAngelo because her work talks past Black people to fellow white people. In the wake of George Floyd’s brutal murder, there were a lot of people who were buying her book White Fragility and reading that instead of books by people of color. This concerned me, and so IContinue reading “In Defense of Robin DiAngelo Amidst the Coca Cola DEI Controversy”

New Year, New President

I stopped writing for my blog in September because I had said all that needed to be said: Black Lives Matter is not the opposite of white supremacy, and we had a white supremacist president. Now we do not. Covid was here, and it is still here. Perhaps it is here to stay. I’m goingContinue reading “New Year, New President”

Equity Training: “It was like being told I was naked and not being offered clothes.”

Part 1: The Problem The hardest thing I am finding is the pain of being misunderstood when people have not studied race and gender as much as advocates have. I remember when people would say something I did or said was racist or heterosexist and I positively knew that it wasn’t my intention and IContinue reading “Equity Training: “It was like being told I was naked and not being offered clothes.””