NYU Black Renaissance Noire NYU Black Renaissance Noire Vol 17.2: Fall 2017 - Page 146

essay Racism’s Uprooting: By Judylyn Ryan — Simone Weil, The Need for Roots To show what is beneficial, what is obligatory, what is good — that is the task of education. Education concerns itself with the motives for effective action. For no action is ever carried out in the absence of motives capable of supplying the indispensable amount of energy for its execution. White Racial Jeopardy and Democracy