The scariest part of this experience is the lack of dialogue we’ve had on the topic for a long time. Since non-black people of colour still fall under the umbrella of people of colour, there’s been very little done in terms of accountability for their racist beliefs. The experiences have been confusing to black people, trying to work out how we approach this new b…
Too true... I would like to share that my harassment as a lecturer, began when I stood up for my black students (I'm ethnically Indian) .
There are always people of goodwill who do so, but we rarely hear of those actions: another reason for me to write up my experiences ! Thank you for your important article - it's a dialogue that is certainly needed.
It's tragic that it seems it's human anture to take the easy way out. Even within a family, the truthteller is the one that is scapegoated and the silent family members are the damn enablers.