Archive for January, 2001

The Truth is Rarely Pleasant: White Denial and Some Thoughts on Being “Divisive”

Published as a ZNet Commentary, January 18, 2001 Having been a white man for thirty-two years, I have learned there are some things white folks aren’t supposed to say. For example, we aren’t supposed to acknowledge that we have received, and continue to receive substantial privileges, simply because of skin color: better job opportunities, greater [...]