There is so much to say, and it’s being said, so mostly I am in listening/reading (and hugging) mode right now. (Also, hiding-in-a-novel mode when I need to. May I recommend Alexander Chee’s Queen of the Night?)
But I was at Facing Race this past week. It was exactly where to be. The smarts and strength of the people in this country doing the most impactful racial justice work would hearten you. And: there was a clear thread of “liberal white women: please get yourselves together.” And who am I? And who do I know lots of? Liberal white women! So here is what I have to say, published in Huffington Post, with love.