So You Want To Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo A book review by Itara O’Connell Ijeoma defines racism: a prejudice against someone based on race, when those prejudices are reinforced by systems of power. And, ‚ÄúSystematic racism is a machine that runs whether we pull the levers or not, and by just letting it be, we are responsible for what it produces. We have to actually … Read More

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

by Robin Diangelo A Book Review by Itara O’Connell White Fragility is an excellent primer on how white people can help in dismantling structural racism. And in doing so relieve the suffering of people of color and make our society just and equal. Many people of color suffer when trying to explain to white people how the structures of racism … Read More