Recently I attended an anti-racist community event at which the question was posed: What moves us to do this work? While another participant shared their vision for a future without the harms of oppression, I looked inward. The future seems too far off. In this moment, the future is a fiction that I can’t be sure will be achieved; it’s too abstract. Yet in this moment I had a felt sense of why I was in it, in the here and now of my reality. I’m committed to anti-racism work for the same reason I’m committed to self-employment. This is…

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