Drick Boyd

Author, Popular Educator, Activist and Scholar

SCOTUS Irresponsibility

After a long hiatus from posting on this blog, I am back. While away, I have been working on a new book with the working title Antiracist Spirituality in which...

Antisemitism, Anti-Zionism and the Call for Peace in Gaza

Like many people, I have been horrified by the death and destruction caused by the war between Hamas and the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). The attack by Hamas on October 7, which killed 1200 innocent...

Looking for Reasons, Seeking Peace

A Post 9/11 Insight In October 2001, approximately six weeks after the tragic bombings of the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and United Flight 93 over rural Pennsylvania, I gathered with about 100...

A Meditation on the Murder of Eddie Irizarry

Introduction in the last several blog entries I have been outlining the nature and process of systemic racism. I have sought to make clear that systemic racism is different than what most people...


Cafe Vancouver

I’m a popular educator, restorative justice practitioner activist and scholar. I want to share my experience, expertise and services to individuals and groups seeking to create healthy and vibrant communities

Latest Book: Disrupting Whiteness

In recent years, many white people have become awakened to the reality of racism at all levels of American society and the need for significant social change. Yet, the majority of white people in the U.S. still consider racism a topic to avoid rather than engage. Drawing on the author’s personal experience as a professor and antiracism trainer, Disrupting Whiteness offers an approach to talking about racism that is conversational rather than combative, and invites people to a deeper exploration of why they think and feel as they do.

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