We hugged and sat down. Sipping coffee she tells me that she can’t understand how our nation elected this guy. I felt her panic and disorientation. She was waking up to a nation she didn’t recognize. I remembered feeling so many of the same feelings years before. The only difference between us was time. White…

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White domination is personal and it is a system. Individual and interconnected. The Dismantling Racism tool Three Expressions Of Racism teaches that there are personal, institutional, and cultural forms of racism. Educating white people on the systemic nature of white domination, by examining institutional racism is necessary. The vast majority of white people have little…

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It’s been a flood lately. The barriers breached. Took some time to examine the feelings that have been coming up for me as a white person engaged in abolitionist work to end white domination. What I found was a flood. Still after all these years, I was having a hard time identifying the feelings and…

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The other day he was sharing with me how he’d rather take the longer way because the road is straight and flat which allows him to get visual feedback about how much further he has to walk. I’ve often referred to the self-work for white people to abolish white dominance in ourselves as a continuum.…

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I loved spending time as a child on my grandparent’s farm. One of my favorite trees had a thin, papery bark that would break, curl and slough off as the trunk expanded. I remember feeling a sense of sadness for this tree that never seemed to be able to just get a break from this…

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