i know how you feel

I have been off at a two day conference on disparities, about which I plan to post when I’ve edited my notes. In the mean time, this cartoon from Lyn Johnston is about disability, but is relevant to whites working on issues of racial justice as well. If you do this, think about the importance of the fourth panel, not just the fifth one.

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Author: olderwoman

I'm a sociology professor but not only a sociology professor. I keep my name out of this blog because I don't want my name associated with it in a Google search. Although I never write anything in a public forum like a blog that I'd be ashamed to have associated with my name (and you shouldn't either), it is illegal for me to use my position as a public employee to advance my religious or political views, and the pseudonym helps to preserve the distinction between my public and private identities. The pseudonym also helps to protect the people I may write about in describing public or semi-public events I've been involved with. You can read about my academic work on my academic blog http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/soc/racepoliticsjustice/ --Pam Oliver

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