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“We love the past so long as it venerates us. We want to be stuck there, and many would even like to return…It is only when those who were the targets for destruction challenge the dominant narrative that the past becomes conveniently irrelevant, a trifle not worth dwelling upon.”

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As Americans we need to be committed to equity and justice according to an antiracist essayist, and educator.

On September 23, Tim Wise a prominent speaker who has spent the last 20 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states at over 1000 colleges and high school campuses, spoke at Towson university about white privilege and how we as a nation have to wake up and realize society is not equal in justice for all. 577 more words

Black And White

Baltimore & Beyond: Race, Racism, & White Privilege with Tim Wise

“Tim Wise, a noted speaker and author, is one of the nation’s most prominent antiracist essayist and educators,” said the Towson University senior who was appointed to introduce the guest of the evening. 506 more words


“It is surely not my fault that I was born, as with so many others, into a social status over which I had little control. But this is hardly the point, and regardless of our own direct culpability for the system, or lack thereof, the simple and incontestable fact is that we all have to deal with the residue of past actions.”

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“But no excuses, no time-bound rationalizations, and no paeans to our ancestors’ kind and generous natures or how they “loved their slaves as though they were family” can make it right.

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What does it mean to be an Ally?

Being an ally is more than being a friend. Being an ally means standing up. Being an ally means a lot of things to a lot of people. 54 more words

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Double Standards: White Privilege

World Trust, an organization whose mission is to through film and diversity workshops rooted in love & justice, deepen the conversation on race, and eliminate systemic inequity sponsored the Summer of Justice and Racial Healing where every week they send out video clips to encourage this much needed dialogue. 45 more words

Race In America