“The right time is not even now. The right time is a long time ago to address this. And the truth is, we’re not. And I think one of the things we’re all learning — especially those of us who consider themselves very liberal, progressive — is that we have a lot of reflecting to do.”
While it may be difficult for board members to acknowledge the the body doesn’t often address racism, reflecting on the issue, Dinowitz added, was crucial.
“As a white man, I am trying to amplify the voices of people of color,” Dinowitz said. “And I hope and I think that a lot of other people feel the same way.”