Awakening to racism is the start of a lifelong journey.
Pre-pandemic, a friend described me as woke when she introduced me to a Black woman. I couldn’t have been prouder. And yet, as we come to grips with the ongoing racial disparities in our country, much has had to change for many of us. For me, my pride took a fall when I realized how untrue my friend’s statement was and how un-woke I really am.
CONTINUE READING (This op-ed was originally published in the Dallas Morning News).