In a special Virtual Roundtable from Campus Rec Magazine, panelists were specifically looking to answer questions around how to initiate conversations about race and racism; defining and exhibiting “ally” on your campus; and practical steps to take to impact EDI via campus recreation.
Three questions from the audience did not get answered, so panelist Myrum Washington-White, the director of Athletics at St. Cyril of Alexandria School, has answered them here.
Mirum Washington-White: I think this quick article sums it up — How to Be a Better Ally for Your Black Coworkers.
MWW: I can engage in passionate discussion but in times such as these I try my best to find identified experts who can lean in on the subject matter. These resources provide some darn good insight:
MWW: As often as I can, I try to create research based answers to questions. This way my passion does not color the lens that I look through. See if this helps. If not let me know — How to Create Inclusive Environments for Black Students on Predominantly White Campuses.