On Self-Knowledge and Honesty
Feeling Unseen: The Promise of Diverse Spaces at EYF
Hurtled into a reality that does not support me – that’s how it feels to be human.
I open my mouth to speak, but no one is able to receive my words. So I fall silent.
Even that is unacceptable. One needs to be louder to be heard, don’t I want to be heard?
To White Race Educators
If the firm grip the gatekeepers have on the bars of inclusivity don’t loosen, who will be the ones to allow the kaleidoscope to turn in all directions, equally?
To Owe an Apology
If you are creating a curriculum around white folks that can't be comfortable around non white folks are those the people you want to embolden as racially educated?
Conditions for Relationship and The Need for Safe Spaces
We bloom into our societies embedded with the knee jerk reactions of their bias and prejudice, so that when we watch the social currency of an apology being exchanged, it is as real as watching the reparation of any other debt.
Frequently Asked Questions, Answered
Relationships are tricky. They need certain poorly-understood conditions to thrive. Without these conditions, there can be no relationship. If one is forced despite their absence, it quickly becomes toxic, unequal, exploitative: and without acknowledgement of this dynamic, it cannot be saved. This is true for every kind of relationship, even the ones we have with acquaintances, colleagues and family.
Simply put, it appears we don’t really know how to interact with each other a lot of the time.
Why Sydney is Cancelled
A summary of questions we’ve received and roadblocks we’ve seen, to be updated over time.
As much as was achieved and is still being achieved — our actions come at a cost. Speaking up makes us more visible and more easily targeted. On the one hand, loud dissension is needed for change to occur. On the other, loudness is jarring to those who find these concepts new or unfamiliar.