The Worst Kind of White Ally

I participate in a book club with fellow educators in which we read and discuss We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates. This group is diverse with respect to race and professional titles: administrators and teachers and support staff share their thoughts openly. Last week's meeting brought attention to a variety of white … Continue reading The Worst Kind of White Ally

3 Reasons Why White People Deny White Privilege

By nature of being a white person, there was a point in my life where I was unaware of race. I don't mean this in a youthful and naive sense but in the way that white people move through the world constantly being affirmed. As a teenager, I probably would have agreed that we live … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why White People Deny White Privilege

Ten Signs You’re a White Liberal Racist

In the past few years, I've witnessed a litany of white people discussing their white privilege, ranging from Macklemore's song, Emma Watson's letter to her book club, and Ashley Graham's public acknowledgment. While these steps are progressive in their own right and certainly preferable to denying the fact that white privilege exists, they do not … Continue reading Ten Signs You’re a White Liberal Racist