White America, This Is Who We Are

White America, This Is Who We Are

We need to stop saying, “This is not who we are” in response to acts of violence perpetrated by white supremacist groups. We need to stop saying it because it simply is not true. At the heart of America is an in-bred belief in white privilege and white supremacy. Deep...
Gratitude is Just the Beginning

Gratitude is Just the Beginning

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, so how can I not be thinking about gratitude? Concurrently, how can I not be thinking about those whose suffering contributed to my very fortunate place in life, even if such musing is tinged with guilt? On the surface, it’s nice to...