Archive for April, 2008

(Proto)Typical White Denial: Reflections on Racism and Uncomfortable Realities

Not long ago, after I had written an article in which I discussed white denial–the tendency for most white folks to reject the notion that racism is still a significant obstacle for people of color in the U.S.–I received an e-mail from a white man who insisted that my argument was itself racist. His reason? [...]