Right on cue, Flowers shows up to defend the horrible “Being White in Philly”. Her main defense is that there is no problem with anonymous quotes. Well, OK fine, but that wasn’t really the problem. There are so very many problems, but the fatal flaws are these.
The setup is that white people never talk about race, yet the entire article is white people doing exactly that.
The conclusion is that we must move discussions of racism beyond “whites talking to whites” about race, yet we just spent four pages reading accounts of Huber (a white person) talking exclusively to white people about race.
It refutes itself entirely, that’s actually all it does, and it does so in as offensive as possible a fashion.