Waking Up White Chapter 3: Race Versus Class

I’m reading and blogging about Debby Irving’s book Waking Up White.

“Which one is the real issue?”

The temptation when confronting a difficult issue is to find a subsidiary issue, make that primary, resolve it, and then be done.

So it is with race and class. These two issues can be conflated but they are different, and the easiest way…



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stephen matlock

stephen matlock


Writer; observer; sometimes doer. Fiat justitia ruat cælum. More at stephenmatlock.com Mostly off Medium now & writing elsewhere