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Claire Jean Kim – Racial Triangulation

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From Sevly Snguon’s post: My Asian-American Awakening: Realizing that I am a Person of Color


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In this diagram do you think the placement of each group is accurately depicted?


Where would Native Americans and Xican@s/Latin@s be depicted?


Add the categories - physical superiority, mental superiority, family unity superiority and watch the graph change.


Although this diagram is an oversimplification, it's useful to make useful points about stereotyping and discrimination. Combine this diagram with incarceration statistics and Michelle Alexander's book The New Jim Crow and the dots connect and makes sense. This is a depiction of American's distorted perception of our cultures.

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In this diagram do you think the placement of each group is accurately depicted?


Where would Native Americans and Xican@s/Latin@s be depicted?


Add the categories - physical superiority, mental superiority, family unity superiority and watch the graph change.


Although this diagram is an oversimplification, it's useful to make useful points about stereotyping and discrimination. Combine this diagram with incarceration statistics and Michelle Alexander's book The New Jim Crow and the dots connect and makes sense. This is a depiction of American's distorted perception of our cultures.


@getgln


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It’s Embarrassing How Few Black Female Founders Get Funded :: Davey Alba

It’s Embarrassing How Few Black Female Founders Get Funded :: Davey Alba | Colorful Prism Of Racism | Scoop.it
OF THE THOUSANDS of venture deals minted from 2012 to 2014, so few black women founders raised money that, statistically speaking, the number might as well be zero. (The exact number is 24 out of 10,238, or just 0.2 percent.) Of those few that have raised money, the average amount of funding its $36,000. That’s compared to the typical startup, typically founded by a white male, that typically fails. These manage to raise an average of $1.3 million in venture funding.

This disparity comes even as black women today comprise the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the US, with over 1.5 million businesses—a 322 percent increase since 1997. These businesses generate over $44 billion a year in revenue. Yet in the tech world, investors aren’t taking a risk on startups run by black women.

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White People: Shut Up About Beyoncé

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For 400 years, Black people were living in a culture where their pain, their culture, and their art were appropriated and sanitized for white consumption, or, more often, shut out of the narrative entirely, replaced by racist caricatures or rendered invisible. For 400 years, the stories of Black people on this continent were untold, belittled, or made the tools of white narrative and white profit.
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How history got the Rosa Parks story wrong

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The quiet seamstress we want on our $10 bill was a radical active in the Black Power movement.
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Asian Student's Story on Racism Ends Badly After Saying 'Black People Can Be Racist'

Asian Student's Story on Racism Ends Badly After Saying 'Black People Can Be Racist' | Colorful Prism Of Racism | Scoop.it
An Asian female student at a California college campus was shot down by members of a safe space group for … Continue reading →
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Meet the Women Who Have Made #BlackLivesMatter the Most Crucial Political Movement Today

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Black Live Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors coined the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag. (photo via laweekly.com)


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New book 'Forgotten' details how heroism of black soldiers in World War II has ... - New York Daily News

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Among the more than 160,000 men who stormed the beaches of France on June, 6, 1944, there was 1 combat battalion of African Americans.

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These photographs helped integrate proms in Montgomery, Georgia

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Gillian Laub’s potent images of racially segregated proms brought Montgomery County’s ‘dark secret’ into the open. Southern Rites, her new HBO documentary, details the town’s triumphs and tragedies in confronting its difficult history
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American Healthcare Is So Bad for Women of Color It May Violate the UN Convention

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This is indefensible.

Here are 13 figures that illustrate how bad health care access for women of color in our country really is.

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Sober up, America. Read the facts – then push-back against the politicians who harm women.

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Before Bree Newsome there was Emmett Eddy Jr., known as “the Rev. E. Slave".

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“Before Bree Newsome there was Emmett Eddy Jr., known as “the Rev. E. Slave".
Eddy, wearing a black Santa Claus suit, climbed over the iron fence around the...
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Of Swastikas & Confederate Flags (Collectibles Vs Living Culture)

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I was watching Morning Joe and they were freaking out that eBay (and perhaps others) were selling swastikas while removing confederate flags. They said such an announcement to remove the flags was hypocritical and a pandering publicity move.


*sigh*


 Let me educate you:

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“Racism begins in our imagination:” How the overwhelming whiteness of “Boyhood” feeds dangerous Hollywood myths

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In what imaginary Texas would Richard Linklater's characters not be surrounded by people of Mexican descent?
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MLK's Mother Was Assassinated, Too: The Forgotten Women Of Black History Month

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On June 30th, 1973, Alberta Williams King was gunned down while she played the organ for the “Lord’s Prayer” at Ebenezer Baptist Church. As a Christian civil rights activist, she was assassinated...just like her son, Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Racist Newspaper Cartoon Appears To Tell Black People And Latinos To Leave The State

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Their defense of the racism is almost as bad as the racism itself.

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Why Black Women Struggle More With Domestic Violence

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Complex issues like racism and sexism mean Black women become victims more often

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Why These Influential Black Activists Were Left Out of the History Books

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Black History Month aims to celebrate the achievements of African American icons who have changed the course of history, but not all are afforded the same recognition.


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THE STORY OF THOSE THAT DID/DO BUT NEVER GET ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FROM MAN BUT NEITHER WERE THAT THEIR GOAL , THEY DID THE WORK AND WATCHED OTHER EXCEPT AND RECEIVE THE CREDI THE UNKNOWN SILDIERS, STORIES MAY BE TOLD BUT IN SOMEONE ELSE NAME!  IS IT A CRIME OR NOT!   THEY SOMETIMES GO UNTOLD BECAUSE THE TRUTH JUST MIGHT CAUSE NEED FOR EXPLINATION BEING DID THIS ONE OR THAT ONE DO IT OR NOT!

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Tracking American Poverty - Cool Infographics

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Tracking American Poverty & Policy is an interactive infographic visualization site that br...
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Racist Umpires and Monetary Ministers

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Are baseball umpires racist? Are ministers motivated by money? Christopher Parsons teases important economic lessons from unlikely sources.
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Difficulties for Women Bridging Racial, Generational, and Global Divides

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A symposium at Harvard Business School delved into intersectionality—the seemingly obvious yet complex idea that gender interacts with other axes of inequality such as race, age, class, and ethnicity.
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CNN asks, 'Can the KKK rebrand?' Internet responds accordingly

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No joke.
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CNN, bastion of hard-hitting journalism and obnoxious holograms, is at it again, with a question that surely presses at the forefront of everyone’s mind, can the KKK rebrand?

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5 reasons why 'white pride' is always racist

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A new billboard from the KKK is raising eyebrows on the Internet.
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How Many KKK Chapters Are In Your Area?

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There are 160 known, active Ku Klux Klan chapters in the United States, according to research from the Southern Poverty Law Center. How many are near you? Here's an interactive map. RELATED STORIES...
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Awareness of one's opponents cannot be over-estimated as a good preparation for the defense of one's beliefs.

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White People Think Black People Are Magical

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And this tendency is probably doing some damage.
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"I Am A Man" Sanitation Strike

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wehadfacesthen: “ "I Am A Man" Sanitation Strike, Memphis, Tennessee, 1968 ”
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Native American Council Offers Amnesty to 220 Million Undocumented Whites

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A council of Native American leaders has offered partial amnesty to the estimated 220 million illegal white immigrants living in the United States.

At a meeting of the Native Peoples Council (NPC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico yesterday, Native American leaders considered several proposals on the future of this continent's large, unauthorized European population. The elders ultimately decided to extend a pathway to citizenship for those without criminal backgrounds.

"We are prepared to offer White people the option of staying on this continent legally and applying for citizenship," explains Chief Wamsutta of the Wampanoag nation. "In return, they must pay any outstanding taxes and give back the land stolen from our ancestors.

"Any white person with a criminal record, however, will be deported in the next 90 days back to their ancestral homeland. Rush Limbaugh will be going to Germany. Justin Bieber will depart for Canada. And the entire cast of Jersey Shore will be returning to Italy."


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High School Teacher Taught His Class A Simple Yet Powerful Lesson About Privilege

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If you're reading this, you probably have some privileges, which you're not aware that you have most of the times. What's more, probably you think so many things are for grantes: such is the nature of privilege.

It's a bit difficult to understand, even for adults. So, how to make kids in school aware of what they have? A teacher did it so simple, that everyone got it. Don't miss this lesson in pics!
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