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Kony 2012: Whiteness, Social Media and Africa :: racismreview.com

Kony 2012: Whiteness, Social Media and Africa :: racismreview.com | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Kony 2012 is, then, an endorsement of the moral superiority of white values of reason, order, and now social media against the supposed chaos and violence of Africa.
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Rock, Pop, White Power: How Music Influences Support For Ethnic Groups

Just a few minutes of listening to mainstream rock music was enough to influence white college students to favor a student group catering mostly to whites over groups serving other ethnic and racial groups, a new study found. [via @GaryM]


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Holding on to Privilege for Dear Life - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

Holding on to Privilege for Dear Life - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog) | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Holding on to Privilege for Dear LifeChronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)By Marybeth Gasman “I can tell you that the days of white, wealthy, upper-class students from prep schools in cashmere coats and pearls who marry Amherst men...
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everyday sociologist: The Relationship Between Whiteness, Citizenship, Racial Categories and Shifting Racial Discourse

New Post up "The Relationship Between Whiteness, Citizenship, Racial Categories and Shifting Racial Discourse" race...

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Judge unlikely to face removal for racist message about Obama - CNN.com

Judge unlikely to face removal for racist message about Obama - CNN.com | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Several advocay groups and lawmakers have called for Judge Richard Cebull's resignation, but the judge will probably not face any punitive action.
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Ten Things Everyone Should Know About White Privilege Today ...

Ten Things Everyone Should Know About White Privilege Today ... | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it

Thinking about privilege — the unearned benefits that we enjoy in society as a result of being White or male or Christian — may not seem crucial, but the potential payoff is the ability to make sense of our relationships, connect across differences, and make the world better in the process. Whether you're brand new to this subject or have been exploring it for some time, these ten observations about White privilege should feed your growing awareness.

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Show love to white supremacists - Duluth News Tribune

Show love to white supremacists - Duluth News Tribune | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Show love to white supremacistsDuluth News TribuneAnother idea, suggested by Tim Wise at his recent University of Minnesota Duluth speech on white privilege, is to donate a dollar amount to an antiracism cause for every minute the SWA spends at its...
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A tale of two voyages and the global colour line - Aljazeera.com

A tale of two voyages and the global colour line - Aljazeera.com | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Aljazeera.comA tale of two voyages and the global colour lineAljazeera.comWhiteness, DuBois once wrote, "is the ownership of the earth forever and ever. Amen".
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The Orbital: Ta-Nehisi Coats and the unbearable whiteness of journalism...

The Orbital: Ta-Nehisi Coats and the unbearable whiteness of journalism... | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
It's hard to imagine anything more preposterous than a decently accommodated white man whinging about his lot. And yet, I have these thoughts. No point pretending I don't, except to make like I'm better than I really am. What interests me is that this is just one more example of the harm that oppression inevitably inflicts upon its perpetrators as well as its victims, how it erases our personhood into the various categories. In that video above, it's telling that Folds' parody band is composed of a bunch of copies of himself.
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The Theological Problem of Whiteness – MyQuest | my thoughts on ...

According to the Christian Century, one of the best theology books of recent years is Race: A Theological Account by J. Kameron Carter. My copy arrived today, and I quickly skimmed the contents and then read the prologue and was floored. I can tell this is going to be deep, powerful, and potentially transformative read. Here are some excerpts from the prologue:
Modern racial discourse and practice have their genesis inside Christian theological discourse and missiological practice, which themselves were tied to the practice of empire in the advance of Western civilization.
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Daily Kos: on privilege and fear incl. Why fear racial equality?

Daily Kos: on privilege and fear incl. Why fear racial equality? | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
White privilege. Here's a fairly minor everyday example of my white privilege: Driving on the highway. I'm aware, when driving 15 miles per hour above the speed limit, which I normally do, that I'm relatively safe from a ticket ...
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Student creates show about racism - NKU The Northerner Online

Student creates show about racism - NKU The Northerner Online | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
NKU The Northerner OnlineStudent creates show about racismNKU The Northerner OnlineAccording to communication professor Jimmie Manning, who served as McDonough's advisor for the project, some of the topics that will come up in the show include...
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Not Quite White: New Documentary Boldly Examines Whiteness - The Sacramento Bee

Not Quite White: New Documentary Boldly Examines Whiteness - The Sacramento Bee | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not Quite White:  Arabs, Slavs, and the Contours of Contested Whiteness (24 min., 8 sec.), explores the complicated relationship of Arab and Slavic immigrants to American notions of whiteness.
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Diversity still out of the picture - Sydney Morning Herald

Diversity still out of the picture - Sydney Morning Herald | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldDiversity still out of the pictureSydney Morning HeraldJasek denies that British audiences are leading the charge for a more diversified cast, Neighbours and Home and Away having been targeted by equality campaigners in Britain...
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Tim Wise on White Resentment in a Multiracial Society - truthout

Tim Wise on White Resentment in a Multiracial Society - truthout | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
truthoutTim Wise on White Resentment in a Multiracial SocietytruthoutOn the other hand, whiteness - as a specific, fixed, racialized and immutable identity - didn't really exist in Europe to any real degree.
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Footage Of Afrikaans Boys Being Indoctrinated By Racists Goes Viral [VIDEO] | 2oceansvibe.com

Footage Of Afrikaans Boys Being Indoctrinated By Racists Goes Viral [VIDEO] | 2oceansvibe.com | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
“Let there be no doubt. Aside from the Aborigines in Australia, the African black is the most underdeveloped, barbaric species of the human race.” These are some of the statements you’ll hear in this video, starring old-apartheid leader Franz Jooste.
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RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA: THE FIRING OF PAT ...

RACE AND POLITICS IN AMERICA: THE FIRING OF PAT ... | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Board of Education of Topeka [347 U.S. 483 (1954)] grew up in age of nearly unchallenged white privilege. They came to understand, especially in the South, that their “way of life” was tied to their race and their religion.
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The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: Racial Grammar ... Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

 “ “The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: The Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in Contemporary America” Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva ” this. is. everything. “” (: Video: The Invisible Weight of Whiteness by Bonilla-Silva.

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Addressing White Privilege in Independent Schools

Addressing White Privilege in Independent Schools | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Over the last several years, independent schools have begun to move beyond discussions of racial diversity and multiculturalism, and into weightier considerations of the race and class inequities that continue to plague our nation.
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Tim Wise » Flying Below Radar: Race, Privilege and the Evidence of Things Not Felt

Tim Wise » Flying Below Radar: Race, Privilege and the Evidence of Things Not Felt | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Brilliant about noticing what didn't happen (probably) because of white privilege  /by #racism...
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How White Writers Should Address Racism

Some white writers seem to think that the only way to write an anti-racist work is to write a racial happy place. I'm not sure it's even a viable way, because I've never seen it done well. The whit...
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'Un-Fair Campaign' Sparks Dialogue - WDIO-TV

'Un-Fair Campaign' Sparks Dialogue - WDIO-TV | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
'Un-Fair Campaign' Sparks DialogueWDIO-TVToday's morning event at the church was a discussion of white privilege. The event revolved around small and large group discussion to explore racism and to learn about various facets of the issue.
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The white elephant in the room - Independent Online (blog)

The white elephant in the room - Independent Online (blog) | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Independent Online (blog)The white elephant in the roomIndependent Online (blog)This is awkward whiteness. Not quite sure what to do, where to look or how to help.
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