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Grief and Renewal in Times of Transition

For most of us, 2020 has been marked by loss. Hundreds of thousands of fellow Americans have lost their lives — or those of family members — to the coronavirus
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Disability Rights, Racial Justice, and Radical Summer Camp

“Crip Camp,” the 2020 Sundance Film Festival Winning documentary, recounts how a summer camp designed for people with disabilities led to a revolution in the 1970s. I was moved by the passion and persistence of the real-life activists featured in the film and saw so much relevance to today’s work of fighting to end structural racism and also re-imagining education.  
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What I am listening to: A reflection on ‘Nice White Parents’ Podcast

From Serial and The New York Times: “Nice White Parents” looks at the 60-year relationship between white parents and the public school down the block. This podcast is essential listening for anyone who wants to understand white privilege and segregation in today's education system. 
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In Conversations About Race, ‘Safe Space’ is a Cop Out

We are in a moment, as Angela Davis would say, of “radical reckoning” with respect to race. White people are waking up to the vast difference in our experience compared
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If I Was Amy Cooper

An apology letter from [My Imagined] Amy Cooper. This is the apology I wish Amy Cooper had written, and that I would hope I would find the resolve to write myself when I am confronted by the blindness that white privilege creates in me.
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Five Tips for Organizational Leaders Who Want to Respond to Systemic Racism

The public outrage over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmuad Aubrey, and the reckless behavior of Amy Cooper are catalyzing all kinds of action.  While the violence
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