This is an open letter.
I write to you now regarding a solemn topic that our community needs to discuss, especially in light of Hispanic Heritage Month.
It has come to my attention that CTUL is hosting a 50 year art retrospective for an individual that has used Reverse Racism in defense of critique of his problematic behavior.
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This is the new podcast I am beginning.
For a long while I was an ambiguously brown person; though I have recently been permitted to learn more about my roots, and so disambiguate much.
Regardless, throughout this podcast series the conversation of race from the perspective of brownness will be a focal point of perspective while remaining a notion open to critique.
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Diversity and inclusion is not about hiring people from marginalized communities; this is a product, a catalyst, or a short-cut.
Diversity and inclusion is about being able to first acknowledge the limits of our knowledge, and the boundaries of our experiences. In doing so we can acknowledge that others have experiences which, while different from our own, are equally grounded in a shared reality. Moreover, that their perspective has something to contribute to our perspective.
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