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My students have produced thought-provoking pieces for you to consider. Please join in the conversation! As a reminder, however, note that this is an academic blog and an educational space. Please read our About page, and follow these Guidelines when sharing your own comments:

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  • Seek to educate/engage via your comments. Imagine you are face-to-face with a real person who wrote the post and want to continue the conversation.
  • Remember the authors of these posts are learners. They are learning about racism and about how to talk about racism.
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When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. -Audre Lorde