What is an Antiracist?

I’ve been sensitive to issues of race for all of my life that I can remember. When I was growing up, a close family member would often make racist jokes and comments, and even as a kid it felt “off” to me. In adulthood, I’ve continued to talk about issues related to racial injustice, often sharing with great emotion the inequality I see in our nation and world. In the introduction of her book, White Fragility, Robin DiAngelo shares that she’s writing for us “white progressives who so often – despite our conscious intentions – make life so difficult for…