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Politics of identity in relation to 'race' and ethnicity, as well as immigration and dis/ability.
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Burqa ban a political excuse for persecution

Burqa ban a political excuse for persecution | Identifying | Scoop.it
For starters, it's not a burqa. It says everything that we can't even get the name right – as if we're demanding a pernicious, industrial-scale ignorance.
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The Daily Show - Race/Off - YouTube

The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by the police in Ferguson, Missouri, strikes a racial nerve in the U.S., but Fox News manages to remain colorblind.
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Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture

Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture | Identifying | Scoop.it
You are not a black woman, and you do not get to claim either blackness or womanhood. There is a clear line between appreciation and appropriation
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Doing Social Justice: 10 Reasons to Give Up Ableist Language

Doing Social Justice: 10 Reasons to Give Up Ableist Language | Identifying | Scoop.it
Disability metaphors abound in our culture, and they exist almost entirely as pejoratives. You see something wrong? Compare it to a disabled body or mind. These words seem so "natural" to people that they go uncorrected a great deal of the ...
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The Sexualization of Willow Smith

The Sexualization of Willow Smith | Identifying | Scoop.it
We need to talk for a hot second about the sexualization of young girls. Specifically, we need to talk about the sexualization of Willow Smith by the media. In case you've somehow missed the whole ...
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Repressed Brits, evil Mexicans, Arab villains: why are Hollywood's animated movies full of racist stereotypes?

Repressed Brits, evil Mexicans, Arab villains: why are Hollywood's animated movies full of racist stereotypes? | Identifying | Scoop.it
Steve Rose: From Chris Rock's jive-talking zebra in Madagascar to the racial hierarchy in Rio, Hollywood's animated films have been bombarding children with lazy caricatures for years. Should they come with ethnic sensitivity warnings?
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Easy Out There For A (White) Bitch: A Few Words On Lily Allen and the Continued Use of Black Women's Bodies As Props -

Easy Out There For A (White) Bitch: A Few Words On Lily Allen and the Continued Use of Black Women's Bodies As Props - | Identifying | Scoop.it
by Mia McKenzie I just watched that new Lily Allen video (I’m not posting it here). Halfway through, I had to pause. Because I didn’t want my brain to fucking explode all at once.
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Marvel's Muslim Girl Superhero Is AWESOME

Marvel's Muslim Girl Superhero Is AWESOME | Identifying | Scoop.it
Kamala Khan isn't your average teenage Muslim girl. Though she lives in New Jersey and juggles the identity crisis that's often part-and-parcel of growing up Muslim-American, her shape-shifting is of a literal sort.
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Captain America in a turban

Captain America in a turban | Identifying | Scoop.it
I wore that costume to challenge the way New Yorkers think about superheroes -- and bearded Sikhs like me
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Anatomy of an absurdly racist Facebook meme

Anatomy of an absurdly racist Facebook meme | Identifying | Scoop.it
Antonio West, Trayvon Martin and the dangers of false equivalency.
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HOW TO DEAL WITH BEING CALLED OUT From the... -

HOW TO DEAL WITH BEING CALLED OUT From the... - | Identifying | Scoop.it
HOW TO DEAL WITH BEING CALLED OUT
From the January issue of
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Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860

The documents in this collection from the Library of Congress describe trials and legal proceedings concerning slaves in free jurisdictions, fugitive slaves, slave revolts, the African slave trade, and abolitionists in the North and South...
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McGuire believes he can go on

McGuire believes he can go on | Identifying | Scoop.it
Eddie McGuire believes he has done enough to avoid sanction under the AFL’s racial and religious vilification process that he faces because of his controversial comments about dual Brownlow Medallist Adam Goodes.
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25+ Examples of Western Privilege

25+ Examples of Western Privilege | Identifying | Scoop.it
In social justice activism and feminist circles, there is a lack of discussion on Western privilege. And this is becoming a huge problem for social justice activism.
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When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims

When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims | Identifying | Scoop.it
This pervasive and not-so-subtle media bias is right in front of your eyes....
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The Abbott government's use of ‘strategic racism’

The Abbott government's use of ‘strategic racism’ | Identifying | Scoop.it
Has the Coalition employed ‘strategic racism’ to win elections?
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What it's like for an Arab to go on vacation

What it's like for an Arab to go on vacation | Identifying | Scoop.it
I have a full-time job. By Jordanian standards I have a decent job - as a presenter on the drivetime programme of a local radio station. Once a year I feel entitled to go on a summer vacation and f...
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What if Packer and Gyngell were young Indigenous men?

What if Packer and Gyngell were young Indigenous men? | Identifying | Scoop.it
Celeste Liddle: Why is it that different standards are applied when rich white men behave badly? Because the more socially privileged you are, the less severely your transgressions are perceived to be
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Lily Allen says her video for Hard Out Here isn't to do with race. She is wrong

Lily Allen says her video for Hard Out Here isn't to do with race. She is wrong | Identifying | Scoop.it
Suzanne Moore: Lily Allen says her video for Hard Out Here is nothing to do with race. She is wrong
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A brief history of blackface just in time for Halloween

A brief history of blackface just in time for Halloween | Identifying | Scoop.it
theGRIO REPORT - The history of blackface minstrelsy isn’t talked about regularly today, but its cultural residue is all around us...
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Burka Avenger: the Pakistani cartoon challenging the Taliban on girls' education - video trailer

Watch a trailer for Burka Avenger, a pro-female education cartoon and the first animated series to be produced in Pakistan
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Intersectionality - a fun guide via @stavvers | Living With Disability

Intersectionality - a fun guide via @stavvers | Living With Disability | Identifying | Scoop.it
Intersectionality - a fun guide via @stavvers
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Open season on black boys after a verdict like this

Open season on black boys after a verdict like this | Identifying | Scoop.it
Gary Younge: Calls for calm after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin are empty words for black families
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Of Scalps and Savages: How Colonial Language Enforces Discrimination against Indigenous Peoples | Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture

Of Scalps and Savages: How Colonial Language Enforces Discrimination against Indigenous Peoples | Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture | Identifying | Scoop.it
By Guest Contributor Ruth Hopkins, cross-posted from Last Real Indians The Death of Jane McCrea by John Vanderlyn (1804) Before I head out the door, I
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