Boston Globe
| by Lydia Moland

Associate Professor of Philosophy Lydia Moland wrote an op-ed in the Aug. 19 Boston Globe titled “The North’s racial blindness.” Based on her recent research on American abolitionist Lydia Maria Child, Moland writes that “Child was the first to publicly diagnose what might be called ‘Boston Blindness’ — an affliction not confined to the city, to be sure, but prevalent across the northern latitudes, where geographic pride makes it impossible for people to accept culpability for the country’s ongoing racial injustices.”

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