Playing the Long Game in a Short-Term World: Consequences and Strategies for Racial Justice Work

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  • In a group addressing structural racism in organizational operations and programmatic work, we are reviewing proposals for action. A person of color notes some language used in otherwise sound ideas could unintentionally reinforce the separation the proposal seeks to address. The next speaker, a white person, explains what they intended the term to mean, why it was inadequate and why they settled on it for now.

    What was the purpose of the explanation? If, as asserted, it was to agree…