Contemporary diversity challenges will not be met by pot lucks and festivals alone; by training without accountability structures or by staff beholden to layers above. In fact, it is possible for even the best-intentioned efforts to add to the problem by covering up what’s really wrong….
Trauma can be used to advance causes and shape the telling of history. Michael Roth calls on us to stop and simply remember, with piety.
“Art urges voyages,” wrote poet Gwendolyn Brooks, “and it is easier to stay at home….”
Someone with deep interest in diversity and inclusion, but who doesn’t work directly in the field, recently posed a question about a diversity paradigm. Here’s one answer, and more questions.