I’ve had this paper in the hopper for a while, waiting for the courage to write about it, in large part due to the controversy over Critical Race Theory but also — and perhaps primarily — because I am an old(ish), white, straight male fearful of saying (or writing) the wrong thing. But, as Dr. Ibram X. Kendi notes in his book How to be an Anti-Racist, it’s not enough to be non-racist — you have to be anti-racist. And, as Dr. Robin DiAngelo writes in her book White Fragility, you have to be purposeful about your actions


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