Category: Race & Ethnicity

Reckonings and Passages

Reckonings and Passages

—Michelle D. Commander
A profoundly personal story, Avidly Reads Passages is my journey into the past to gain better understandings about slavery and white supremacy and how they reverberate and threaten Black lives in our own times.

The Importance of Mentoring

The Importance of Mentoring

—Margaret M. Chin
During National Mentoring Month, Margaret Chin explores the importance of mentor-mentee relationships.

Tracing Black Lives Matter Back in Time

Tracing Black Lives Matter Back in Time

—Paula C. Austin
Young Black people’s engagement in campaigns against anti-Black violence has a long history, even well beyond what many conventionally understand to be the civil rights movement.

White Women for Black Lives

White Women for Black Lives

—Zillah Eisenstein
Read a speech written for several rallies in the past week on behalf of #BlackLivesMatter and the multi-racial protests for an end to white supremacy and carceral rule.