Every time I try to write about culture, I end up stuck with a lot of big words. For instance, the word conundrum. A conundrum is a problem for which the solution is a matter of conjecture. In other words, we can only guess at how to resolve a conundrum.
Our white supremacist culture is a conundrum. I’m not talking here about the culture of cross-burning and white sheet-wearing. I mean culture as in the collective racist beliefs of our society reduced over generations to common sense.
Here’s how Merriam-Webster defines culture:
a : the integrated pattern of human … Read more “Thankgiving and the Conundrum of Cultural Racism”