Tag Archives: white privilege

No Innocence Left to Kill

Like many, I have felt profound anger and a deep sadness over the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case. George Zimmerman was found not guilty on all counts in a Florida court. It may be 2013 in America, but racism … Continue reading

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Bacon’s Rebellion makes some of us “white”

A very intense professional development day today. Our department, nine of us, met together with a facilitator to discuss the invention of “white people.” This categorical construct did not exist until 1681 in a Virginia antimiscegenation law, which was enacted … Continue reading

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