Why Change Is Scary

Yep, change is scary--even when we really want change. And we do want it, right? Yes, and sometimes no. Why? Because those of us who get real excited about institutional change (the stuff that happens outside of us) too often use it as our alibi to get away from the work that demands that WE change (that stuff that happens inside us): our emotional investments in white supremacy culture, our attachments to what makes us comfortable, our unquestioned assumptions about what--an