If you grew up on a steady diet of network television and check-out-stand magazines, it’s probably no surprise to you that advertising has been damn sexist – full of objectified and disempowered women. It’s one thing to be semi-conscious to conscious of this sexism,...
Growing up and now living in the predominately white city of Seattle, I’ve known and worked with countless White Americans. I have yet to meet one White American who has given or received “The Talk.” You know, the one that primarily Black American families have to...
This website is named after the high school course, Citizenship and Social Justice, that Seattle Public Schools unsuccessfully tried to extinguish stemming from the complaints of one white family opposed to study of race and racism.
However, the website is NOT connected to this course nor intended for student use.
Dedicated to social justice and civic engagement, it is the personal website of educator and writer Jon Greenberg.
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A good reminder to check our language. We routinely say “underserved” and “underprivileged,” but we rarely say “overserved” and “overprivileged.” In fact, the FB dictionary doesn’t even recognize “overserved” without a hyphen.