We only answered questions from participants. One question we answered is: If I see someone else say something I think is racist but the person of color it is directed to doesn’t say anything about it, do I bring it up? How?
I’m starting with someone that I know, well, that can help me have this conversation because even though I am a liberal NYC person who believes that they are consistently doing their best, I know I can do better.
Furthermore, embarrassingly, before talking to her, I actually didn’t really consider myself a white person.
Happy New Year! I hope this note finds you absolutely marvelous! I’m stopping in quickly to say thank you. Thank you for asking and thank you for waiting. You have been so patient in your waiting. You have asked nicely: So, when are you going to do an event for high school girls? 🙂 Or,…
Because language is important. Because words are important. Because experiences are important, I thought it would be a good idea to post this blog again.
I hope that you’re already having this discussion with your preteens and teens. I hope this enhances the conversation. And if you’re not having the discussion yet, I ask you to talk about it.
So she can be aware and be prepared.