"Dear White America"

George Yancy, Emory University philosophy professor and the author of Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly about Racism in America (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2018), talks about the response to his 2015 column for The New York Times section The Stone entitled, "Dear White America" and the racist vitriol it elicited and asks where we go from here.
LISTEN: Talking About Racism - The Brian Lehrer Show - WNYC

Comments

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
~Kahlil Gibran (1883 –1931), Lebanese American artist, poet, and writer.

sexism is the primal, or first, form of oppression in humanity

Sexism is a form of oppression and domination. As author Octavia Butler put it, "Simple peck-order bullying is only the beginning of the kind of hierarchical behavior that can lead to racism, sexism, ethnocentrism, classism, and all the other 'isms' that cause so much suffering in the world."

READ

Little Man Little Man

White Fragility

Reparations?

02019 and beyond - this topic is coming up and we need more information.

Popular posts from this blog

Committing to Anti-Racism in Galleries of European Art

They were once America’s cruelest, richest slave traders. Why does no one know their names?

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind