Mots choisis pour réfléchir au racisme et à l’anti-racisme. 1 mars 2017 Revue Droits et libertés, Vol. 35, numéro 2, automne 2016 Alexandra Pierre, militante féministe Membre du CA de la Ligue des droits et libertés Blanchité ou blanchitude (whiteness) : Le fait d’appartenir, de manière réelle ou supposée, à la catégorie sociale « Blanc ».
Le concept de blanchité fait ressortir qu’être « Blanc » est une construction sociale, comme être « Noir-e » ou « Arabe ». Les « non-Blancs » sont ceux qui sont racisés, à qui on attribue des caractéristiques spécifiques et immuables, alors que les « Blancs » sont souvent décrits comme la norme, la référence à partir de laquelle on définit le différent, l’ « Autre ». La blanchité met donc en lumière les présuppositions associées à l’identité blanche et en révèle les privilèges. Fragilité blanche : État émotionnel intense dans lequel se trouvent les personnes blanches lorsque qu’une personne racisée critique certains de leurs comportements jugés racistes. Racisme anti-blanc. Références.
Long Read: 20 Things Non-Muslims Can Do to Combat Islamophobia (Right Now) As a non-Muslim ally, you might be watching the current state of affairs with regards to how Muslims are treated in the West, in Western political rhetoric and while being massacred in their homelands, and you just might be wondering what you can do about it.
Or at least you should be wondering that. It is entirely understandable that you might feel overwhelmed by the deluge of hatred being lobbed at Muslims these days and you might not even look to yourself as the source of the antidote to this hatred. But you are. Here is a quick list (literally off the top of my head) of 20 things you can easily do to combat Islamophobia starting right now. You might look at some of these items and think you lack the capability to do some of these things but I am here to assuage some of your concerns. How to Uphold White Supremacy by Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion by Kẏra. Since the civil rights movement, white people have exploited every opportunity to conceal their colonialist legacy and longstanding (ab)use of white supremacist power.
They’ve proven time and again that they have no interest in rectifying that history, only in dealing with the fact that they could no longer deny the reality of those injustices. One effective tactic has been to separate white supremacy and colonialism from the way racism is understood and taught through schools, history textbooks, news media, and through any white-controlled institutions. 6 ways allies still marginalize people of color — and what to do instead. Talking about race isn't easy, especially as your conversations surrounding the topic grow deeper and more complex.
11 Ways White America Avoids Taking Responsibility for its Racism. I am white.
I write and teach about what it means to be white in a society that proclaims race meaningless, yet remains deeply divided by race. 36 Reasons Why QPOC-Only Spaces Are Very Necessary. Dear Beautiful Kittens from the Heavens, We’ve got some things to talk about, especially since we all want to have transformative and uplifting experiences at A-Camp.
At this very moment in my life, my 4th A-Camp is happening! This time though a very major event is going to be very different, like so different it’ll probably make some people uncomfortable. In Solidarity: How Non-Black Women of Color Stand Upon the Shoulders of Black Women. I am a woman of color, and I am an intersectional feminist.
These terms of identity were both coined by black women. “Intersectionality theory” is a concept named by scholar and professor Kimberlé Crenshaw, first discussed in her 1989 treatise “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics.” Gros colon raciste : une critique féministe anticoloniale de «L’empreinte» Il est important de souligner que ce texte a été écrit sur des terres Kanien’kehá:ka & Anishinaabe non cédées.
5 Things You Should Know About Racism. A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color. Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence.
It’s the best kind of Saturday morning breakfast club. Sometimes it really takes off. Laverne Cox and bell hooks Had a Discussion About Gender and Pop Culture. Bell hooks is a scholar-in-residence at the New School in New York City this month and this week talked with none other than Laverne Cox in front of a packed crowd.
The conversation was a rare and honest discussion of race, gender, and pop culture. hooks explained that she was interested in talking to Cox because she wanted to see how her feminist theory is affecting people outside of academia. "People read bell hooks and write their papers and have their discussions. When I heard through the grapevine that Laverne Cox was a big bell hooks reader, I thought, I this is somebody I need to talk with," said hooks.
Working as a black trans woman in Hollywood is inherently complicated, added hooks: "She has an awareness of the need to decolonize, but still working within a very colonizing system. " For her part, Cox explained that hooks' book Teaching to Trangress changed her life:
BlackFace. Update on Talking About Race: Start With Questions. August 18, 2014 by Holly Chesser Yesterday, I wrote about my plan to discuss race and specifically Michael Brown and Ferguson in my classroom today. We began with a “think, pair, share” activity. My son has been suspended five times. He’s 3. Tunette Powell’s sons, JJ (left) and Joah, have been suspended from school eight times combined. (Tunette Powell) I received a call from my sons’ school in March telling me that my oldest needed to be picked up early. He had been given a one-day suspension because he had thrown a chair. He did not hit anyone, but he could have, the school officials told me. JJ was 4 at the time. I agreed his behavior was inappropriate, but I was shocked that it resulted in a suspension.
For weeks, it seemed as if JJ was on the chopping block. Still, I kept quiet. Why White Feminists Need To Shut Up and Listen When It Comes To Race. Briana Ureña-Ravelo | On 09, Jan 2014 Ya’ll, we’ve gotta talk. We’ve got a privilege problem within “anti-racism” and white feminism. We’ve got too many people like Tim Wise who make a profit positing themselves as authorities on people of color’s issues, our lives, and who are very quick to speak over, dismiss, and belittle voices of color and even go so far as to state themselves as “victimized” by our criticisms of their benefiting off of our marginalization. We’ve got too many racist white people ignoring people of color in discussions about race for the sake of prioritizing other white people who will coddle them and make anti-racism more consumable and about them and their guilt.
Feminist Disney, horticulturalcephalopod: A response to one of... Qui raconte mon histoire ? - Activité. Blackface! - The History of Racist Blackface Stereotypes. Sure, There’s a Thing Called “Reverse Racism” 21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis. Cultural Appropriation: Halloween’s Post-Modern Problem. There are no more media in the literal sense of the word (I’m speaking particularly of electronic mass media) – that is, of a mediating power between one reality and another, between one state of the real and another.
Neither in content, nor in form. Strictly, this is what implosion signifies. The absorption of one pole into another, the short-circuiting between poles of every differential system of meaning, the erasure of distinct terms and oppositions, including that of the medium and of the real… Circularity of all media effects. Hence the impossibility of meaning in the literal sense of a unilateral vector that goes from one pole to another. One must envisage this critical but original situation at its very limit: it is the only one left us… the medium and the real are now in a single nebula whose truth is indecipherable.Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulation As the Modern era emerged, these exchanges became less arbitrary.
Why White People Can’t Quit Blackface. Before I saw those pictures of her online Monday morning I didn’t know who Julianne Hough was. Even after Googling her, I’m still not entirely sure. Ballroom dancer and country music singer? Which is it, Julianne, did you have a hit song or were you just on Dancing With the Stars? In any case, this weekend Julianne learned an important lesson in the life of the demi-celebrity, which is that there’s a downside to being constantly photographed: when you screw up—say, by donning blackface to dress as your favorite Orange is the New Black character—everybody sees it. Next thing you know, people on Twitter are calling you racist and bloggers are questioning your professional accomplishments. I believe Hough’s sad, bewildered apology for her mistake was sincere. White people: this is such an easy mistake to avoid.