Safe Spaces vs. Segregation: Knowing the Difference
Affinity groups are helping to work through issues of race across schools and workplaces alike. Now, conservatives are attacking these safe spaces.
The first time I tried to introduce the idea of creating affinity groups in my school, the all-white staff in charge of the school equity committee acted as if I suggested that we reinstate Jim Crow-era segregation.
Affinity groups are groups of people with the same common interest or goal th…
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