The Way We Make Reparations

The Way We Make Reparations

Who does racism benefit? (Racists.) Where should white people stand in a BLM protest? (On the perimeter.) How does posting a black square on Insta help stop racism? (It doesn’t.) We can care all we like but if we don’t repair, well, racism wins.

The Way We Make Reparations
  • The Way We Make Reparations

    Who does racism benefit? (Racists.) Where should white people stand in a BLM protest? (On the perimeter.) How does posting a black square on Insta help stop racism? (It doesn’t.) We can care all we like but if we don’t repair, well, racism wins.

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Extras

  • The Way We Make Reparations Trailer

  • Interview: Koa Beck

    Koa Beck fearlessly asks, and answers, questions about race and misogyny that expose the urgent need to break rules that uphold the patriarchy. As referenced by actor Viola Davis in her Emmy speech, Black icon Harriet Tubman saw that as a line that black women couldn’t cross. Beck decides, howeve...

  • Interview: Desmond Cole

    Desmond Cole's story about the devastating bullying he endured by his elementary-school principal serves as a milestone moment in his own understanding of insidious, unwanted attention and powerlessness. He also re-visits a story he shared with Wordfesters on his last visit to Calgary in February...

  • Interview: Frederick Joseph

    When his book The Black Friend: How to Be a Better White Person made the New York Times bestseller list, Frederick Joseph broke down in tears thinking of his With sincerity and encouragement, Joseph — founder of The Black Panther Challenge that enabled 75,000 low-income kids to see the Marvel mov...