Black people in computing and their allies — designers, developers, technical support professionals, bloggers, data scientists, technical writers, on and on — have issued a call for equity and fairness. Read it https://blacksincomputingopenlettercommunity.wordpress.com/ We want computing to stop harming and menacing Black lives. We want equity in computing and not repression. We want justice.Read More The Black Computing Community’s call for equity and fairness
Slowly, with each passing day, with each gathering of thousands, the physical monuments to white supremacy are coming down. It is too early to tell if the immense institutional structures that erected them — policing, the very U.S. economy, the educational system, the health care system — will also be reborn in the wake of […]Read More Racist monuments are slowly crumbling
Dare to imagine a United States without incarcerationRead More Be a prison abolitionist
People are emphasizing the material over the human.
– Dr Illya Davis, Morehouse College
The opposite of racist isn’t ‘not racist.’ It is ‘anti-racist.’ The heartbeat of racism is denial. — Ibram X. Kendi It’s been said that racism is so … An Anti-racist Reading List My colleague Ryan Boren compiled this pertinent reading list. Be an anti-racist. Start today.Read More An Anti-racist Reading List
Stamped: racism, antiracism, and you — a book for the family teach in.Read More Antiracism, the remix has dropped