Hi everyone, I haven’t written much lately and I recently deactivated my profile on Twitter. To be clear, I’m fine and so is everyone in my family. I j…
In a recent panel discussion that I facilitated, three of my favorite scholars talked about the problems with race reductionism—the tendency to minimiz…
A Constraint for Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Affairs Professionals
Over the last few years, I have studied diversity work with a focus on higher education. I decided to study diversity work for my dissertation because …
I think neoliberal fragility exists. Let me explain. By neoliberal fragility, I mean the fear, discomfort, and anxiety that arises whenever anyone prop…
In a recent episode of The Jacobin Show, Toure Reed—one of my favorite scholars and comrades—highlights some of the limitations of using “structural ra…
In a piece for Third Rail, I sought to provide some clear examples of racecraft—the process whereby racial differences (instead of practices like racis…
Should chief diversity officers be elected by employees or selected by bosses and management?
I hate to be that guy (sometimes), but I can’t stop thinking of this argument about the limits of diversity, from scholars Adolph Reed Jr. and Walter B…
“We allowed ourselves to accept middle-class prejudices against the labor movement…In shunning it, we have lost an opportunity. Let us try to regain it…
Thank you so much for subscribing to my new writing project, titled Mustard Seeds. I chose that title because I will be writing about the things that k…
Let's have a really uncomfortable dialogue about retention and graduation in higher education.