Category: Beth Kwiatek

Another Voice: Brown and his party disrespect the tenets of Democracy

By Beth Kwiatek

Read the full article from Buffalo News, here.

Byron Brown’s write-in campaign and the Democratic Party’s lack of support and protection for India Walton reflect a dangerous and growing trend within our nation: the subversion of democratic rule. Alarmingly, they have disguised those actions, including Brown’s behavior before and after the primary, as political strategies.

Another Voice: Education, not guilt, is the focus of Critical Race Theory

By Beth Kwiatek

Read the full article from Buffalo News, here.

CRT and whiteness studies argue that racism is not the consequence of the actions of individual racists, but that racism is embedded in the systems of our nation: legal, economic, education, religious and political. These systems all purport the myth of equality, but operate in a way that has always benefited whites and continues to do so.

Future City

By Beth Kwiatek

“What does it mean when a group of young Black faces walk into a suburban school and say, “We don’t belong here”? What does it mean when those same kids face judges who are all male and white? What does it mean when those Black kids see white kids build cities in The Congo, Morocco, and Zimbabwe?”

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