There was a professor at UCLA, who created a maelstrom earlier this year. In one of the political groups, an adjunct professor defended him and the hounds log liberal hell attacked left and right. ( The folks in this groups was heavily shaded to left and left center ).
My view was this, an event happens and a mistake is made. I will try not to judge a person on the mistake, but how they handled themselves post mistake.
Did they learn, did they apologize, did they show remorse, or did they shut up and do the work to fix the flaws and re-engage.
I walked this path and failed and failed often. The thing is I learned to change positions and grow and attempt to fix my critical flaws in my way of thinking.
If one is a leader in sensitive topics, it is critical they execute fast and flawlessly in times like this. If you don’t you become part of the elite issue where if you are tagged to be an advocate, you lose the badge of honor and have to restart up as an ally and or silent partner.
You doesn’t represent Gaby Rosales but represents the person who made the mistake. An editor would correct this grammar issue.
See I have the privilege of being white and male, so I understand that sometimes the only response when I make a mistake is to apologise, take time to research and learn, and then re-engage from a follow position, not a lead.
That to me is the most important thing I learned on my personal trail of tears. Actively listen and own your shit.