#BLM, White Male Privilege and Sexism in Academia

The tragic, heart-breaking death of George Floyd, and the subsequent protests on both sides of the Atlantic, have dominated my reflections for the past week.

As I am a representative of two institutions that are often charged with systemic racism (the Church of England, and the academic guild), I have been spending time reading more deeply into the topic. I want to be part of the solution, not part of the problem.

The thing that has struck me more strongly than before is that (my) white male privilege tends to be invisible to me.

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