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The Privilege of Politeness | The Angry Black Woman

The Privilege of Politeness | The Angry Black Woman | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Posted by: Naamen Gobert Tilahun One item that comes up over and over in discussions of racism is that of tone/attitude.
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Black and white perceptions of South Africa’s problems

Black and white perceptions of South Africa’s problems | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
I've been reading Cobus van Wyngaard's Masters dissertation, in which he analyses public statements from the white Dutch Reformed Church (Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk, or NGK) on crime and violenc...
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Benetton Politics – Africa is a Country - Reflection on the #DASO

Benetton Politics – Africa is a Country - Reflection on the #DASO | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Fresh out of leader Helen Zille's troublesome 'AIDS Gestapo' views and calling the ever disgruntled musician Simphiwe Dana a “Professional Black” on Twitter, the DA now give us this poster, above. At first it looks like a parody.
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The Point Is Not To Interpret Whiteness But To Abolish It Noel Ignatiev

The Point Is Not To Interpret Whiteness But To Abolish It Noel Ignatiev | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Whiteness is not a culture... Whiteness has nothing to do with culture and everything to do with social position. It is nothing but a reflection of privilege, and exists for no reason other than to defend it.
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In Their Own Words – The Victimhood Narrative (USA) Harvard Civil Liberties Law Review

In Their Own Words – The Victimhood Narrative (USA) Harvard Civil Liberties Law Review | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
While there has always been a resistance to affirmative action policies, the present debate has added a new dimension.
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Tim Wise: The Pathology of Privilege

I have posted an excerpt of this video before. It is worth posting in its entirety. Please take the time to read this transcript and/or watch (posted at the bottom) this incredible speech by Tim Wise

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Ask the White Guy: Black Troublemaker or Honest Broker? | DiversityInc - Cultural Diversity - Diversity Management - Workplace Diversity - Workforce Diversity

Ask the White Guy: Black Troublemaker or Honest Broker? | DiversityInc - Cultural Diversity - Diversity Management - Workplace Diversity - Workforce Diversity | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
A reader asks: "Does it make me a troublemaker if I point out that promotions are going to lesser-qualified white people?
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Opinion: What does Blackness look like? – In America - CNN.com Blogs

Opinion: What does Blackness look like? – In America - CNN.com Blogs | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it

Included here as a counterpoint Editor's note: Yaba Blay, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Africana studies who teaches courses at Lafayette College. Her research focuses on black identity, with specific attention to skin color and hair politics.

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"If Frederick Got Two Beatings A Day" Third Grade Math Problem?

"If Frederick Got Two Beatings A Day" Third Grade Math Problem? | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
“If Frederick got two beatings per day, how many beatings did he get in one week?” read one math problem that 3rd graders in Norcross, GA, had for homework.
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Hari Kondabolu on "Racism vs. White Guilt" (video)

Are you white and wracked with guilt? Relax and enjoy your privilege, says comedian and WORLDcompass.org video blogger Hari Kondabolu. And while you're at it...
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Addressing White Privilege: Silencing Brown Voices | Bicultural Mom™

Addressing White Privilege: Silencing Brown Voices | Bicultural Mom™ | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
This post is part of a series about white privilege, in which I discuss my views on the topic and how it affects our greater community.
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Fine and Fair: Privilege and Mindfulness: Part 2

Fine and Fair: Privilege and Mindfulness: Part 2 | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
The systems of privilege I chose to focus on were White Privilege, Able-Bodied Privilege, and Assumed Heterosexual Privilege (I use the qualifier "assumed" because while I do not identify as heterosexual, my monogamous ...
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Of Dogs and Lizards: A Parable of Privilege « Sindelókë

A parable approach to explaining #privilege - covers a number of them.

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Complicating “White Privilege” » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Complicating “White Privilege” » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it

Complicating “White Privilege

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What Charlize Theron Doesn’t Get About Black Hollywood

What Charlize Theron Doesn’t Get About Black Hollywood | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Viola Davis tried to speak honestly about the difficulties of being a black actress—but a well-meaning reply from Charlize Theron illustrated part of the problem.
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Edgy posters, billboards come out against racism in Duluth

Edgy posters, billboards come out against racism in Duluth | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Community organizations in Duluth launched a new anti-racism campaign Tuesday featuring edgy billboards and posters to spur community dialogue.
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Why College Educators Who Care about Critical Thinking Need to Pay Attention to White Privilege and the Tucson Unified School District » Sociology Lens

Why College Educators Who Care about Critical Thinking Need to Pay Attention to White Privilege and the Tucson Unified School District » Sociology Lens | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it

Sociologists like Eduardo Bonilla Silva see students like Allie the norm among college students who are White and economically well-off: they’ve learned, even been encouraged, to minimize – and deny – the ways in which race shapes social relationships, and the ways in which the blatant racism of the past relates to deeply embedded and ongoing injustices in the present.

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A White Buddhist and Privilege

A White Buddhist and Privilege | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it

I’m writing today’s post as a white male American Buddhist. I shouldn’t introduce myself as a privileged white Buddhist, though. Not because it’s unfair—but simply because it’s redundant...

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Can a White Man Speak With Authority on Diversity? | DiversityInc - Cultural Diversity - Diversity Management - Workplace Diversity - Workforce Diversity

Can a White Man Speak With Authority on Diversity? | DiversityInc - Cultural Diversity - Diversity Management - Workplace Diversity - Workforce Diversity | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Are white men irrelevant to diversity? Here's my response.
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white privilege mindset - a Checklist approach

white privilege mindset - a  Checklist approach | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
This post is based partly on "The Privilege Mindset" at Will Capers's blog Blaque Ink:

The white privilege mindset is the way of thinking that grows out of having white privilege, from the advan...
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This is Your Nation on White Privilege (Updated) | Tim Wise | Blog Post | Red Room

This is Your Nation on White Privilege (Updated) | Tim Wise | Blog Post | Red Room | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Red Room is a social media site for the literary world. Red Room connects writers and best-selling authors with thousands of readers through blogs, events, podcasts and videos.
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What Martin Luther King, Jr. Taught Today's Movement ...

What Martin Luther King, Jr. Taught Today's Movement ... | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
As the camera turned to smiling FOX anchor Bret Baier, you could see the standing ovation that was being given to Newt for having the courage to suggest that white people are harder workers than black people in front of an all-white, socially ....
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Addressing White Privilege: Talking To Your Kids About “Race” | Bicultural Mom™

Addressing White Privilege: Talking To Your Kids About “Race” | Bicultural Mom™ | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
 ften times as parents, we’re taught that there is a time when “the talk” will come…whether it be about sex, drugs or even…race. The problem is though, that none of these issues can be discussed or summed up in a single conversation, nor should they be.
Read more: Addressing White Privilege: Talking To Your Kids About “Race” | Bicultural Mom™ http://www.biculturalmom.com/2011/08/13/addressing-white-privilege-talking-to-your-kids-about-race/#ixzz1k7UMMBXa
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No longer colorblind - Portland Tribune

No longer colorblind - Portland Tribune | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it
Portland TribuneNo longer colorblindPortland TribuneAt Marshall Campus library last week, 70 Portland Public School teachers — all but 10 of them white — ranked themselves in order of their self-assessed “White Privilege,” then candidly shared...
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Womanist Musings: The Unbearable Whiteness of Being Part IV: Guinevere, Racism and the Tyranny of Beauty

Womanist Musings: The Unbearable Whiteness of Being Part IV: Guinevere, Racism and the Tyranny of Beauty | Whiteness & White Privilege | Scoop.it

Art and culture are not 'just entertainment': they are powerful tools with which we understand, contextualize and justify the world we live in. Being a fangirl means that I invariably encounter cultural texts that justify sexism. Being a fangirl of color means....a whole lot more.

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