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Social Media and Anti-Racism 101 (For White People)

Social Media and Anti-Racism 101 (For White People) | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
I’ve recently started noticing an unnerving trend on my social media accounts: articles and videos about white people being the victims of racism. It reflects an incorrect understanding of anti-rac...
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We're not a 'post-racial' society. We're the 'innocent until proven racist' society

We're not a 'post-racial' society. We're the 'innocent until proven racist' society | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Danielle Henderson: When you encourage white people to be ‘blind’ to race, white people also become blind to racism
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Sympathy, Outrage and White Humanity: Reflections on BDS, Anti-Black Racism and Justine Sacco

Sympathy, Outrage and White Humanity:  Reflections on BDS, Anti-Black Racism and Justine Sacco | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
By Andrea Smith When I started to see some writings posted in progressive venues about the dangers of twitter “outrage” and internet mob mentalities, I wondered if they were referencing ...
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George Brandis' Racial Discrimination Act changes create the whitest piece of proposed legislation I've encountered

George Brandis' Racial Discrimination Act changes create the whitest piece of proposed legislation I've encountered | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most remarkable thing about George Brandis’ now infamous comment this week that Australians “have the right to be bigots” is that it was so unremarkable. Sure, it’s a grating soundbite, but as a matter of substance it’s entirely obvious. Of course we have a right to be bigots. We always have.

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3D Racism – Denial, Disclaimers and Doubt

3D Racism – Denial, Disclaimers and Doubt | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
by Yasmin Gunaratnam and Karim Murji "I'm not a racist, I have good friends that are black and anyone that knows me knows I'm not like that." Councillor Jeffrey Tucker 'One of the crucial propertie...
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James Baldwin on race: ‘Do not blame me’ | The Living Consequences

James Baldwin on race: ‘Do not blame me’ | The Living Consequences | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Do not blame me. I was not there. I did not do it. At the height of the civil rights movement in 1965, the great American writer James Baldwin penned an
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White Women and the Defense of Lynching - racismreview.com via @jonsieq

White Women and the Defense of Lynching - racismreview.com via @jonsieq | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
The patterns set by lynching have created a template in American culture and white womanhood that not only shaped our past but continues to reverberate in the present.
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#sharingeconomy A Great Deal…Unless You're Black

#sharingeconomy A Great Deal…Unless You're Black | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
A Harvard study finds that, if you’re a black user of the Airbnb—the internet lodging service—you’re in for a rough ride.
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Straightening the Bell Curve: How Stereotypes about Black Masculinity Drive Research on Race and Intelligence: Constance Hilliard: 9781612341910: Amazon.com: Books

Straightening the Bell Curve: How Stereotypes about Black Masculinity Drive Research on Race and Intelligence [Constance Hilliard] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Straightening the Bell Curve offers a new way of looking at the distressingly persistent subject of intelligence research as it relates to race and gender. Constance Hilliard’s premise—that researchers preoccupied with proving racial hierarchies often sacrifice scientific truth to masculine insecurities—rests on her examination of works of historical and contemporary figures in the field of racial research. Based on this thesis
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My Racial Trigger: Raising Brown Babies

My Racial Trigger: Raising Brown Babies | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
I’ve twice had the most profound and awe-inspiring life experience: giving birth to a child. Now ages 3 and 5, my bizarre, amusing, remarkable daughters have spent their entire lives teaching me in...
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A Lesson From Cuba on Race

A Lesson From Cuba on Race | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Post-revolutionary Cuba responded to racial inequality more effectively than any country in the Americas. But racism proved more persistent.
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This Guy Is Casually Wearing Naked White Women As Scarves, Nothing To See Here | Elite Daily

This Guy Is Casually Wearing Naked White Women As Scarves, Nothing To See Here | Elite Daily | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Finding the right accessories is an absolute must for the fall, and one man has taken it to the next level as far as ingenuity is concerned.
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Zwarte Piet and the Colonial Inheritance: The Roots of Dutch Racism-Denial

Zwarte Piet and the Colonial Inheritance:   The Roots of Dutch Racism-Denial | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Ethan Mark Leiden University Sifting through the countless negative, often aggressive and sometimes downright offensive Dutch responses to the Facebook Page “Zwart Piet is Racisme”—their numbers mu...
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From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression

From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
From the death and destruction in Israel’s latest war on Gaza to the dramatic arrival of the national guard on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, there have been plenty of brutal reminders on display of the violence that underpins racial hierarchies in Israel and the United States.

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Jezebel, Pocahottie, Mami, and China Doll: Highlighting Racialized Sexual Violence

Jezebel, Pocahottie, Mami, and China Doll: Highlighting Racialized Sexual Violence | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Sexual violence has always been racialized (as well as gender-biased), and there is no one narrative that can fully capture the diversity of experiences. I reject the idea that there is a "universal womanhood" and universal experiences that...
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A Definitive Guide To White Privilege

A Definitive Guide To White Privilege | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
A white person doesn’t think of themselves as white. White people are just people.
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Oxford University accused of bias against ethnic minority applicants

Oxford University accused of bias against ethnic minority applicants | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Figures obtained under Freedom of Information Act reveal white applicants up to twice as likely to get place, despite same grades
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"I Guess I'm a Racist" and Other Proclamations That End Conversations About Race | Blog, Connecting the Dots | BillMoyers.com

"I Guess I'm a Racist" and Other Proclamations That End Conversations About Race | Blog, Connecting the Dots | BillMoyers.com | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
In this book excerpt, Ian Haney López explains why -- for conservatives -- alleging that they've been called racist is a good strategy.

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#WhiteTears - On Love, Friendship, and (LOL Reverse) Racism

#WhiteTears - On Love, Friendship, and (LOL Reverse) Racism | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Over the past few days, I’ve had some really demoralizing experiences with a heterosexual couple that my partner is very close to. The Facebook exchange was prompted by the guy posting an ABC “What...
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RACISM AND PHILOSOPHY: AN EXAMINATION OF HUMAN ANDKANTIAN RACIAL THOUGHTS

RACISM AND PHILOSOPHY: AN EXAMINATION OF HUMAN ANDKANTIAN RACIAL THOUGHTS | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
RACISM AND PHILOSOPHY
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Why Are White People So Touchy About Being Called Racist?

Why Are White People So Touchy About Being Called Racist? | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
I've often pondered the question, why are white people so touchy about being called out for racism? I know some of you will say that racism is much more than the hurtful prejudice of a marginal few...
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Open Source Is Way Whiter And Maler Than Proprietary Software

Open Source Is Way Whiter And Maler Than Proprietary Software | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Tech already suffers from a white, male monoculture, but open source is even worse. Here's why that is and how to fix it.
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The Enlightenment's 'Race' Problem, and Ours

The Enlightenment's 'Race' Problem, and Ours | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
When we learned that witches did not exist, we threw out the category. So why do we cling to the discredited notion of race?
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