I take baby steps, stumbling, falling backward as often as making progress forward. But like a toddler, I’m determined to get better at this challenging racism thing. It takes practice, allies — and curiosity. What can we learn by making an explicit choice to be curious about race and racism? A lot, friends. A lot.
I am deeply grateful to Monique Brown and her colleagues at Challenging Racism for helping me and so many others along this important journey.
You can listen to the first installment of this two part conversation here.