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Recommitting To Anti-Racism And Equality
Brief reflections on a three-year journey and what lies ahead
I’ve been thinking about anti-racism journeys, and mine in particular. About the difference between where I started and how I think now. Want to take a short trip down memory lane with me?
When I think about first getting vocal about racism, I’m never sure where to date the beginning. It could be in the late 90s when I wrote the paper that eventually became Exploring Shadeism. I tend to discount that, only because at the time, it was a one-off.
Or it could be when I first published I’m Not American, But… on Medium. It was the first time, perhaps, that I articulated the solidarity I feel with those facing racism around the world, especially the Black diaspora. I wrote then:
We all know how that turned out. :(
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