“May you Seek the Welfare of the City…for in its welfare you will find your welfare.”
In the face of injustice, it is sometimes difficult to know exactly how to express one’s thoughts and feelings. For me, this is rarely a case of being unclear on what I’m feeling or thinking about a given situation, event, or circumstance (when it is injustice, there are no two ways around my grief, horror, or anger). But yet there is still an uncertainty, which generally I find myself feeling in the face of racial and ethnic injustice, and it comes from being on the other side discrimination. To speak plainly, I feel a discomfort in being a white person who is all too aware of the outrageous treatment of people of color in our society, and not knowing how to help.
As a white person, I think it is of the utmost importance that…
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