I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the ways in which my teaching practices might be reinforcing White supremacy.

In particular, I’ve been thinking about how graphic design advice that I share in my classes — advice that I thought to be “neutral” and “benign” — may serve to exclude and oppress BIPOC students.

These thoughts came to the foreground a few weeks ago. At a webinar organized by Chris Rudd at the IIT Institute of Design (“The Future Must be Different from the Past: Embracing an Anti-Racist Agenda”), graphic designer Cheryl D. …

Eugene Korsunskiy

Eugene teaches design thinking at Dartmouth College.

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