Critical Conversations for White People
The kindest, most generous take on the brouhaha surrounding Rachel Dolezal — the former head of the Spokane NAACP chapter who resigned after allegedly lying about her race — came from filmmaker Lacey Schwartz. She said it spoke to how much we want to talk about race and racial identity in this country. The thing… Read more »
Hope and Change
“What are the parts of yourself you are willing to give up in order to be who you wish you were?” Share
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….
Collusion is a strong word. Battles must be carefully picked. Sometimes it’s a choice assignment, a promotion, a key relationship or even a career that is at stake. Sometimes it’s physical safety.