I've made a mistake. Actually, I've made lots of mistakes, but this is a big one.
In my worry about making a misstepping, I've kept too quiet about something that really matters to me.
As I wake up to the injustices that have been there all along, more and more, I am looking for ways I can help. I'm hearing other white people say the same.
It's important that we have these conversations, that we listen to voices from people of color, and that we open ourselves to learning.
I'm so excited to invite you to an online event I'm going to this Saturday, June 13 at 11a-12:30p Pacific. It's a Justice Jam: Dance for Black Lives benefit, and I hope you'll join us! Get your ticket here.
Here's more info from the organizers of the event:
It's taken way too long for me to write more about this here. I've done it on social media, but not enough on my own website. Why? I could name a lot of reasons, including that I was raised in and live in a culture steeped in systemic racism. Also...
I was worried that I'd get it wrong. That I couldn't say everything in one little post, so maybe I shouldn't say anything. Worried that I wouldn't do it perfectly.
But, I'm tired of being afraid of speaking up. I want to use my privilege of...
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