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Category: Opinion

Why did Charlottesville carnage happen? Because we lie to ourselves.

In his column in the Miami Herald, Leonard Pitts Jr. writes, “What happened Saturday in Virginia is the bitter and inevitable fruit of our habit of intellectual dishonesty where race is concerned.”  Read more here.

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Charlottesville: a response

(By Sara J. Benincasa, crossposted from Medium) What to Do About Charlottesville Help folks targeted by those who would erase them When I feel hopeless and impotent, the quickest cure is to be of service in some way. When I read…

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My fellow white Americans.

The author of this blog posted images from the white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Virginia last night protesting the removal of a Confederate statue.  She writes “Imagine for just one second that these protestors were black. . . . This…

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4 ways white parents can support black parents in times of injustice

Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez shares the ways her “white parent friends have proven to be allies in a non-invasive manner.”  To read more, click here.

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Reconciling my anti-racist parenting with my kid’s private school education

Having made the decision to send her children to a private rather than public school, white parent Shannon Cofrin Gaggero details how she began to engage her children’s school around issues of race, class and equity, including using the Action…

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