Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh is a great place to start to understand what is white privilege, where it came from, how it operates and what to do with it.
Race is a social construct, not based on biology or culture. So what is whiteness? The 7 Circles of Whiteness by Alishia McCullough will give you a good overview.
In this video, James Baldwin asks How Much Time Do You Want For Your Progress? He asked that in 1979. It's as salient today.
Intent is often evoked as justification for bad behavior and harmful words. However, it salts an already painful wound. Impact must be the standard with which we judge our own behavior. Remembering to stay open and curious as someone shares the effect we've had is key to shifting our behavior in the future.
Learning with others is one of the best ways to move forward on your anti-racism journey. We can help each other be accountable and share insights along the way. Here's an overview of the current and upcoming discussion groups, their focus and the commitments members make to the groups.
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