Do I benefit from anti-Black racism?
There’s been a connection I have on LinkedIn who frequently says that they are both the target of racism and benefit from anti-Black racism. That has me thinking: Do I benefit from anti-Black racism? Warnings below for brief mentions of police brutality, ableism, fatphobia and antisemitism. Some Black folks do benefit from anti-Black racism. Conservative…
Losing my Sense of Urgency
As I look for things I could be doing, I realize that after the PhD that my sense of urgency is completely gone. Well, except for stuff regarding anti-racism and fighting inequality, but that’s always been the case. I think a large part of that has to do with the fact that I was told…
Thoughts on deconstruction and reconstruction in academia
I find it interesting how much of deconstruction and reconstruction varies based on what field you work in along with subfield in academia. This will be mainly written from a Western perspective, which perpetuates some assumptions that do not apply everywhere. My personal definition of deconstruction is more of a critical analysis and taking apart…