It should come as no surprise that we here at LEE & LOW BOOKS are rather fond of the written word. A lot.
But we also like the spoken word, so in addition to great posts and articles on race and diversity, we’re going to be sharing some great videos we’ve found around the web.
Like this one, from Ill Doctrine:
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I love it when someone’s funny and right.
I do want to expand on one thing: he says “When you say ‘I think he’s a racist,’ that’s not a bad move because you might be wrong; that’s a bad move because you might be right.” I think it’s a bad move either way; if he (or she) is a racist, as the video says, you don’t want to let her (or him) off the hook, but if he (or she) is not racist, you don’t want to risk derailing the conversation because that conversation could lead to that lovely non-racist person behaving better in the future. And that one person takes us a step toward better race relations.
One step at a time.