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the wrong focus

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<div class="wp-block-advanced-gutenberg-blocks-intro"><p class="wp-block-advanced-gutenberg-blocks-intro__content">In this New York Times article, the perspective of workers is absent. That’s a huge mistake.</p></div> <div class="wp-block-premium-content-container"> <div class="wp-block-premium-content-logged-out-view"> <h3 class="has-text-align-left">This is paid content.</h3> <p>Read this content when you subscribe today.</p> </div> <div class="wp-block-premium-content-logged-out-view__buttons"><div class="wp-block-jetpack-recurring-payments wp-block-button"><a role="button" href="https://subscribe.wordpress.com/memberships/?blog=147832187&plan=24422&lang=en_US&pid=24421&redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fleoji.blog%2Ftag%2Fthe-new-york-times" class="wp-block-button__link" style="">Subscribe</a></div><div class="wp-block-button"><a role="button" href="https://subscribe.wordpress.com/memberships/jwt?site_id=147832187&redirect_url=https%3A%2F%2Fleoji.blog%2F2020%2F05%2F09%2Fthe-wrong-focus%2F" class="wp-block-button__link" style="">Log In</a></div></div></div> <p>This post originally appeared on my email newsletter, <a href="https://taketwo.substack.com/p/the-wrong-focus">Take Two</a>.</p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2020/05/09/the-wrong-focus/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “the wrong focus”</span></a></p>

Whiteness as default

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<p>I’m guessing that a two-minute video produced a student homecoming committee was not meant to appear in The New York Times in this way. And yet, in 2020, here we are again: Still discussing race as it exists in America, and grappling with the realities of our racial condition from one decade to the next.</p><p> <a href="https://leoji.blog/2020/01/01/whiteness-as-default/" class="read-more">▸ Read more. <span class="screen-reader-text"> “Whiteness as default”</span></a></p>