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Opinion: A past Latino ‘shared experience’ is a false narrative

Opinion: A past Latino ‘shared experience’ is a false narrative | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Is there really a 'shared Latino history?' This week, the six-hour "Latino Americans" documentary made its national debut . I…
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Blackness in brown spaces - Himal Southasian by @varathas

Blackness in brown spaces - Himal Southasian by @varathas | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Despite historical linkages, Africans in Southasia endure prejudice and institutional discrimination.
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Castes in India: Their Mechanism, Genesis, and Development, by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

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Black Knights, Green Knights, Knights of Color All A-Round: Race and the Round Table | Elodie Under Glass

Black Knights, Green Knights, Knights of Color All A-Round: Race and the Round Table | Elodie Under Glass | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
If you enjoy this post, you may also wish to partake of its sequel, "The Bowl, the Ram and the Folded Map." Since it seems like some sad internet people are mad that a man of color is going to play a role in a modern adaptation of the King Arthur...
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teens’ use of social media is significantly shaped by race and class, geography and cultural background.

An Old Fogey's Analysis of a Teenager's View on Social Media - The Message - Medium

We must all be careful of over-reading individual stories. Teens’ use of social media is significantly shaped by race, c…

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African Space Programs: Spaces and Times of the Black Fantastic

African Space Programs: Spaces and Times of the Black Fantastic | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
(2014). African Space Programs: Spaces and Times of the Black Fantastic. Souls: Vol. 16, “Transition with a Real Slow Fade”: The Life and Work of Richard Iton, pp. 351-371.
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‘I'm black and I'll always be that way’: black identities through the lens of interracial intimacy

‘I'm black and I'll always be that way’: black identities through the lens of interracial intimacy | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
‘I'm black and I'll always be that way’: black identities through the lens of interracial intimacy. . ???aop.label???. doi: 10.1080/01419870.2015.1023820
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The African in America: race and the politics of Diaspora

The African in America: race and the politics of Diaspora | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
(2008). The African in America: race and the politics of Diaspora. African Identities: Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 63-81. doi: 10.1080/14725840701830881
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Remapping American-ness: Heritage Production and the Staging of the Native American and the African American as Other in 'Historyland'

Remapping American-ness: Heritage Production and the Staging of the Native American and the African American as Other in 'Historyland' | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
(2002). Remapping American-ness: Heritage Production and the Staging of the Native American and the African American as Other in 'Historyland' National Identities: Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 161-178.
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The Invention of Hispanics - Latino USA

The Invention of Hispanics - Latino USA | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Before 1970, the US Census Bureau classified Mexican, Cuban and Puerto Rican immigrants as whites. Each community of Latin American origin would go by their nationality and by the region where they lived in the United States. But all that changed in the seventies, as activists began lobbying the US Census Bureau to create a broad, national category that included all these communities. The result was the creation of the term “Hispanic”, first introduced in the US Census in 1970.

 

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The search for decolonial love (interview with Junot Diaz)

The search for decolonial love (interview with Junot Diaz) | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
An interview with Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Junot Díaz
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The Meaning Behind a Black Spaniard’s Hopeful Gaze Upon Our Lady of Mercy

The Meaning Behind a Black Spaniard’s Hopeful Gaze Upon Our Lady of Mercy | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Image of the Week: His appearance in a 16th-century sculpture provides an ideal starting point for a discussion on where the people of African descent fit in the culture of Renaissance Spain.
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"Did You Ever Mind It?": Thoughts on Race and Adoption

"Did You Ever Mind It?": Thoughts on Race and Adoption | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Nicole Soojung Callahan on growing up adopted.
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Study finds tea party can act as a political ‘racialization’ experience

Study finds tea party can act as a political ‘racialization’ experience | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
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“Diversity" Won't Challenge Jewry's Role in White Supremacy · Jewschool

“Diversity" Won't Challenge Jewry's Role in White Supremacy · Jewschool | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Jews of color should oppose "diversity" in synagogues and Jewish spaces, writes Mark Tseng Putterman, unless they are explicitly anti-racist.
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BBC Pop Up: Being black in India

BBC Pop Up: Being black in India | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
An African immigrant living in India told BBC Pop Up about the racism he faces. We set out to ask what it's like being black in India.
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Brazil’s colour bind: How one of the world's most diverse countries is just starting to talk about race

Brazil’s colour bind: How one of the world's most diverse countries is just starting to talk about race | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Brazil is combating many kinds of inequality. But one of the world’s most diverse nations is still just beginning to talk about race
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Citizenship without representation? Blackface, misogyny and parody in Die Antwoord, Lupé Fiasco and Angel Haze

Citizenship without representation? Blackface, misogyny and parody in Die Antwoord, Lupé Fiasco and Angel Haze | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
(2013). Citizenship without representation? Blackface, misogyny and parody in Die Antwoord, Lupé Fiasco and Angel Haze. Communicatio: Vol. 39, Media, citizenship and the politics of belonging in contemporary South Africa, pp.
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Africa's indigenous languages as the cornerstone of the African Renaissance

Africa's indigenous languages as the cornerstone of the African Renaissance | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
(2013). Africa's indigenous languages as the cornerstone of the African Renaissance. International Journal of African Renaissance Studies - Multi-, Inter- and Transdisciplinarity: Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 70-88.
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‘Realising the Self and Developing the African’: German Immigrants in Namibia

‘Realising the Self and Developing the African’: German Immigrants in Namibia | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
(2010). ‘Realising the Self and Developing the African’: German Immigrants in Namibia. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: Vol. 36, Examining Expatriate Continuities: Postcolonial Approaches to Mobile Professionals, pp.
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Afro-Turks - Black people on Turkey « The Global Dispatches via @mandelamen

Afro-Turks - Black people on Turkey  « The Global Dispatches via @mandelamen | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
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What Color are People? Black as Neutral in Russian Comics » Sociological Images via @socreview

What Color are People? Black as Neutral in Russian Comics » Sociological Images via @socreview | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
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Great Law of Peace, the American Precolonial Roots of Democracy - Culture Collective

Great Law of Peace, the American Precolonial Roots of Democracy - Culture Collective | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
The historical facts about the native roots of our republic have been left out of history books. Politicians wave the American flag and march soldiers to war without any true understanding or respect for the actual history.
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“No, I meant where are you really from?” on being black and German by @ella_achola

“No, I meant where are you really from?” on being black and German by @ella_achola | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
by Ella Achola “No, I meant where are you really from?” is a micro-aggression I am all too familiar with when my simple answer of “Berlin” is perceived as insufficient to a query that blatantly ill...
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