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Dear well-intentioned White America: your hatred of racism may not be helping; in fact, it could be hurting. I unravel the paradox in this article.
I have been working hard to expand ethnic studies in our schools, but we also need gender studies. Here are eight reasons why.
Despite the recent efforts of media in Seattle (#seahomeless) and San Francisco (SF Homeless Project) to highlight the severity of homeless in our communities, homelessness continues to be ignored by too many candidates. Here’s why we need to change that reality.
There’s a weapon increasingly used to shut down racial dialogue: accusations of divisiveness. Here’s why that argument needs some serious rethinking.
For those in the Seattle area, please join us for this important panel prior to the 34th Annual MLK Day Rally and March.
Much has been written about White Privilege–so much that I was hesitant to add yet another article on the topic. But current events made a compelling case to revisit it, which I tried to do through my latest Everyday Feminism article.
It’s finally here: the story of the Seattle Race Curriculum Controversy in print (at least 1700 words of it, anyway).
On Saturday, October 17th–at the Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice–Sooz Stahl, Gerardine Carroll, and I will again be teaming up to tell the story of the Race Curriculum Controversy.
Since the Seattle Education Association voted to strike, teachers have been at the center of public scrutiny and a national discourse. This piece isn’t a rehashing of the need for a fair contract. Rather, it’s a call for fair scrutiny of the two parties involved. It’s the district’s turn to spend some time under the microscope. Here are reasons why it’s so difficult to trust our district, Seattle Public Schools (SPS).
The movement for racial justice needs more White Americans to get involved. And it’s our responsibility to help each other get involved–and get involved productively. I compiled this list to help White Americans do so.