shedding white comfort

So, what’s the next step, once we’ve accepted that unearned ‘white goodness’ is a myth (see The myth of white goodness)? It’s not only to acknowledge, but to embrace our discomfort in order to commit to dismantling our racist acculturation. Lapsing back into white comfort Resisting the urge to lapse back into white comfort is…Read more »

Each and every one of us

White supremacy isn’t the shark. It’s the water. Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre In the wake of the horrific assault perpetrated on innocent, hard working, loving, community supporting, Black people in Buffalo recently, I’m reminded to keep my eyes open to reality. Unfortunately, racial acculturation will have many white people focus solely upon that despicable murderous…Read more »

White people’s work

She said not to turn away, when we became uncomfortable, that the work would make us uneasy. I agreed. I’d heard and understood that message over a decade ago, at a UPenn diversity workshop. I watched as folks turned away then, when the work became difficult- when it challenged us to consider our privilege in…Read more »