the CRREW collective, est. 2015

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August 18, 2017

Charlottesville. It’s cut and dry: saying one race is superior to another is wrong. Saying certain people don’t belong because of their skin color, religious or non-religious affiliation, whom they love, etc is wrong. It’s not about being a “snowflake”. It’s about bein...

August 12, 2017

   

Everyday White People Confront Racial & Social Injustice: 15 Stories Edited by Eddie Moore, Jr., Marguerite W. Penick-Parks, and Ali Michael

Reviewed by Suzie Hodges, PhD

This volume of 15 stories by white antiracist social justice activists shares with the reade...

July 28, 2017

Ignorance is Bliss & Trauma Never Ends

By Elizabeth Wright

Often, when something that’s not ideal happens to you, you try to make sense of it. Whether it’s be being passed up for a promotion, a cashier is rude to you at your grocery store, a friend says something that ma...

July 21, 2017

Liberal Progressives or Radical Revolutionaries?

It is primary mayoral election time in Seattle and lots of people are lured to the open position. There are 21 candidates running, yes 21...that is not a typo. Of those 21, six have been deemed front runners who have part...

July 8, 2017

This spring Hulu delivered a new original series, The Handmaid’s Tale. This show had me hooked from episode one. I see it as a dystopian tale set in America’s near future, taken from the biblical past, where a revolution has put super conservative freaked out Christian...

July 3, 2017

CRREW wants you to make time to grow and challenge yourself this summer: read, watch, and do things to get outside your comfort zone. Open the PDF here and explore the links.

June 23, 2017

CRREWview | A book review   

Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the story of Race | Debby Irving

Reviewed by Suzie Hodges

Waking up White is a racialized memoir of one white woman’s journey to discovering whiteness and understanding its impacts on people of color...

June 17, 2017

It’s exhausting. I find myself sometimes trying to “check out” or “take a break” from all the social pressures that come with being a Person of Color. I accidently got pretty deep into the internet one night and I regret watching this PragerU video, where a man, Ami Ho...

June 9, 2017

I have always had an interest in restorative practices in the classroom because they naturally aligned with and reinforced my assumptions about effective classroom environments. Naturally, when I began building school structures from the ground up this year as part of...