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Intersectionality Reality

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Overlapping identities - including the oppression you receive is your lived intersectionality - reality. 

People who do not have your identity will have a hard time understanding what it feels like to live in your reality.

Your whole identity can be understood as a soup - You Soup

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HT to Andrew Pegoda for the bit about 'You Soup'. 


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Rule No. 1: Notice Difference

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My son has taken to calling himself Black as he has learned that Black is a culture/ethnic heritage and not necessarily a skin color. At school someone overheard him say, "Cause I'm Black!
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This blog is one of the best I've run accross in speaking insightful truth about race relations. Even if you are not a parent or a transracial parent, it's still a good blog - quality insightful writing from a mom who is a great asset to our community of truth tellers and oppression fighters.


In this article she explains that it's not racist to notice physical difference. However, when someone mentions race when it's not relevant to the story or when they try to spin the story to demonize a certain group, that is racist. 


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American Revolutionary: Grace Lee Boggs

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Grace Lee Boggs, 99, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer, and activist in Detroit with a thick FBI file and a surprising vision of what an American revolution can be. Rooted for 75 years in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, she challenges a new generation to throw off old assumptions, think creatively and redefine revolution for our times.


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White Identity Politics

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"White supremacy still exists in deed if not in word, and the fact is that we’re not doing much as a society to fix it."

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