Several days ago, a hate crime was committed in Port Colborne, Ontario. Someone, or likely more than one person, broke into a family home, destroyed much of the house, and spray painted an anti-black racist slur across the walls of the bedroom of a 16-year-old girl and her younger sister.
I’m talking to you, straight, cis, white men, but before I get #notallmen-ed, not all straight, cis, white men, but, yes, the vast majority of you, so let’s just pretend I’m talking about all of you in the hopes that some of you will read this and give it some real thought; engage in some meaningful self-reflection.
Last week was really been something else for me to both experience and witness. Continue reading “Maybe now’s a good time to check your privilege”