Clair Morrissey, Jackie Bray, Emily Squires, and Pete Woiwode respond to Johanna Hanink’s column in a letter to the Daily today, bringing the tally to 2 in support, 1 against. Excerpt:

” … First of all, it is not the responsibility of people of color to continually educate white people. White folks need to recognize the effects of the history of racism and oppression in our country; we need to acknowledge how we benefit from institutional and systemic racism. We must take the initiative to increase our own understanding of racial privilege and discrimination in order to understand why demanding an explanation from people of color is usually insulting, regardless of intention. … “

Author: Rob