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Top 10 Most Racist Countries in the World

Top 10 Most Racist Countries in the World | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Using the results of the World Values Survey and independent research, we've compiled a comprehensive list of the top 10 most racist countries in the world.
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What explains mass shootings in the US? – Joseph Pierre – Aeon

What explains mass shootings in the US? – Joseph Pierre – Aeon | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Guns and psychosis don’t cause mass shootings. Instead, pop culture acts on our instincts to drive us to extremes
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Brief thoughts on Darren Wilson's Testimony (with image, tweets) · #demon @Austin _ walker

One of the most upsetting parts of Wilson's grand jury testimony is his description of Mike Brown as a sort of superhuman "demon." In response to that, Nich Maragos and I think about how systemic racism and a culture of white supremacy subtly build...
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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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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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Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person via @VeryWhiteGuy

Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person via @VeryWhiteGuy | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
I, maybe more than most people, can completely understand why broke white folks get pissed when the word "privilege" is thrown around. As a child I was constantly discriminated against because of my poverty, and those wounds still run deep....
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Hey, Smug White People: You (Yes, You) Are a Racist, Too via @StarKat99

Hey, Smug White People: You (Yes, You) Are a Racist, Too via @StarKat99 | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Don't imagine that being a racist is something that only happens to other people.
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"The Myth of the 'Irish Slaves' in the Colonies " by Liam Hogan @Limerick1914 (pdf)

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Myth of Irish White Slaves

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Ryen Phillips's curator insight, December 26, 2014 7:55 PM

This article looks at the history of the "white slave" in North America. The paper describes who the white slave is as well (indentured servants) This article describes White blindness.

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No One Wanted to Talk About Bill Cosby's Alleged Crimes Because He Made White America Feel Good About Race

No One Wanted to Talk About Bill Cosby's Alleged Crimes Because He Made White America Feel Good About Race | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
While the rapes were allegedly happening, he was telling white America the story it wanted to hear about itself.
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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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Ryen Phillips's curator insight, December 26, 2014 8:01 PM

Great article that shows that in are society there is racism all around us we see it on tv and in music (Katy Perry's outfits) and many other places but we don't call it like it is. Society does not call it like they see it.

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Module  3 very insightful on the concept of white privilege and  how society has been plagued with racism; however, the lack of speaking of it or being open about it happening allows a silent continuation of it today.

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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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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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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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Ryen Phillips's curator insight, December 26, 2014 8:06 PM

Great piece that has a list of 0-20 on what white privlige is and who has it (all whites). To battle racism we have to know what white privlige is and who has it.

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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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