Tag Archive: whiteness

We don’t talk about whiteness enough, yet we talk about it all the time: An anti-racist consideration

I am going to argue that whiteness flavors the assumed norms in our society just as much as it does in our social service system. We must remember that whiteness—like all of the… Continue reading

On the need to make whiteness visible in white anti-racism social work

One of the beginning tasks of white anti-racism work, I am learning, is to “make whiteness visible.” In order to make whiteness visible to oneself, one must answer the question, “What does my… Continue reading

On being white and doing anti-racism social work

As white people in our country begin to grapple with matters of racial justice in numbers never before seen, I am fielding questions from current and former social work students on a regular… Continue reading