We should have ‘common humanity’ groups, not…

The concept of race-based affinity groups is gaining popularity. In today’s safety-oriented culture, many people believe that racial affinity groups help people of color feel safe and find belonging among others who share a common ancestry. Earlier this year, in response to the brutal shooting in Atlanta that caused eight deaths, where six of the victims were women of East Asian ancestry, Wellesley Public Schools in Massachusetts hosted a Zoom session called "A Healing Space for Asian and Asian-American students and other students of color.” The school administrators who organized the event wrote that “This is a safe space for our Asian/Asian-American and Students of Color,

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