I have appreciated all the feedback, both the support and the, as Van Jones referred to it, white-lash. It is all helpful as we negotiate how to set tables within all kinds of diversity both at The Table Setters and in our everyday lives. We have so much to learn from each other. And though some opinions are not as valid, especially if those opinions lack personal experience, it is good to hear them and work through it all.
This dialogue also got picked up on a variety of podcasts and stories, especially since my family and I arrived in Detroit. I was humbled and honored to be part of each piece. Here's a bit of a round-up as we start contemplating how to look forward in very interesting times, that I would argue, are showing us new elements of Whiteousness that must be addressed. More to follow:
(updated February 24, 2017, with a new Leading Questions Episode feature):