Too often whites at discussions on race decide for themselves what will be discussed, what they will hear, what they will learn.
And it is their space.
All spaces are
- Ijeoma Oluo
- The Guardian
I was leaving a corporate office building after a full day of leading workshops on how to talk about race thoughtfully and deliberately.
The audience for each session had been similar to the dozens I had faced before.
There was an overrepresentation of employees of color, an underrepresentation of white employees.
The participants of color tended to make eye contact with me and…