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Katy Otto @katyotto ?

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  • ThumbnailI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and angry [...]

  • ThumbnailI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and angry [...]

  • ThumbnailI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and angry [...]

  • ThumbnailI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and angry [...]

  • ThumbnailI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and angry [...]

  • ThumbnailI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and angry [...]

  • ThumbnailI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and angry [...]

  • ThumbnailI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and angry [...]

  • Katy Otto wrote a new blog post: Interview from the Frontlines of Fast Food Global   4 months, 1 week ago · View

    I’ve been incredibly inspired by the #FastFoodGlobal campaign – fast food workers across the nation and the world. I’ve also been disheartened by some of the pushback I’ve seen to the campaign, from other working people. To me, some of this is steeped in very classist assumptions about who is and who should be a [...]

  • Katy Otto posted an update:   1 year, 3 months ago · View

    Twitter handle: @exfkaty

  • Katy Otto commented on the blog post White womanhood, protectionism, and complicity in injustice for Trayvon   1 year, 3 months ago · View

    I would argue both work in that case.

  • Katy Otto commented on the blog post White womanhood, protectionism, and complicity in injustice for Trayvon   1 year, 3 months ago · View

    For what it is worth, I know that protectionism refers to economic policy. In this piece I am using it to mean the practice of assuming you have the authority to “protect” from dark, evil forces. Infantalizing garbage. Not in my name. And yes, sometimes we can use words as we want. I just did.

  • I couldn’t watch the juror who signed ( and then lost ) a book deal speak on Anderson Cooper last night because I couldn’t stomach it (that is privilege). To know that the reason George Zimmerman walks free is directly related to the cowardice of white women leaves me no choice but to acknowledge the failure and [...]

  • I couldn’t watch the juror who signed ( and then lost ) a book deal speak on Anderson Cooper last night because I couldn’t stomach it (that is privilege). To know that the reason George Zimmerman walks free is directly related to the cowardice of white women leaves me no choice but to acknowledge the failure and [...]

  • Katy posted an update:   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    SWAN’s work featured in new film The Invisible War at Sundance.

  • Katy became a registered member   3 years, 1 month ago · View

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