Shaun, those of us who follow your work long term have no doubt about your hard work, your clear and consistent ethics, your honesty, and the importance to you of giving credit where credit is due.
No one could possibly do what you do for mercenary reasons — they wouldn’t have 1/10 your patience, persistence, or passion, and…
There’s also the issue of white privilege. You and I are more in tune now with the ambient fear and uncertainty that many people of color have felt in this country for decades. (And for some, and for most if you go back long enough, it is and was not just ambient but constantly present.)
What could the “weblog regcards”, which Dave Winer proposes, look like? A few ideas: