I used to consider myself both a Buddhist and a Unitarian Universalist, but my Buddhism teaches me that no one benefits from harm to another. I don’t benefit from racism.
Tag: White Supremacy
A Perspective Based on 22 Years of Marginalization
“The lessons I learned from my marginalization and how I was able to escape it are very different from what many well-meaning liberal birthright white Americans, who have never experienced marginalization themselves, think we should be doing.”
Opinion | The History of White Power; New York Times
Rather than focus on the 50,000 or so active hard-core racists truly responsible for horrible acts, we spend our our emotional anergy on that white guilt we seem to enjoy.
How Ta-Nehisi Coates Transformed Anti-Racism Into A Religion; The Federalist
“If the church will not tell you that you are a sinner, who will? So (Ta-Nehisi) Coates steps in, to claim the birthright the American churches have forfeited… White supremacy, Coates says, is ‘America’s original sin.'”
The Anti-Racist Glossary
With an assist from this blog’s co-founder, Rev. Kate Braestrup, I’m offering this handy anti-racist glossary. as a public service.