Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge review – ‘racism is a white problem’ Ignatius Sancho, whose parents died on the slave ship on which he was born, had the good fortune later in life to receive a classical education courtesy of the Duke of Montagu.
The problem of white supremacy is not rocket science. I was losing my temper.
I was sitting in the cinema in central London watching LA 92. The spark, I’m sure, was the soundtrack. As if the beating of Rodney King’s bones, the breaking of his skin and flesh, required this exaggeration of music. As if the Los Angeles riots – the looting, the shooting, the deplorable attacks on drivers – required this orchestral melodrama. Township “Living,” White People and the Limits of “Empathy” If a white family spends a month in a shack, it’s called “brave,” an exercise in “empathy,” and above all, deemed newsworthy enough to gain international coverage.
If a black family spends a lifetime in a shack, it’s called South Africa, and it certainly won’t make the paper. I groaned as I opened David Smith’s Guardian piece on the white family that spent a month in a shack in Mamelodi, one of the largest African townships in South Africa with close to half a million residents living on the outskirts of Pretoria, and blogged about it. Predictably, the story has been all over the South African press. Then foreign correspondents picked up on it, David Smith among them. People of Color Who Never Felt They Were Black. At her small apartment near the National Cathedral in Northwest Washington, Maria Martins quietly watched as an African American friend studied a picture of her mother.
"Oh," the friend said, surprise in her voice. "Your mother is white. " She turned to Martins. "But you are black. " That came as news to Martins, a Brazilian who, for 30 years before immigrating to the United States, looked in the mirror and saw a morena -- a woman with caramel-colored skin that is nearly equated with whiteness in Brazil and some other Latin American countries. That realization has come to hundreds of thousands of dark-complexioned immigrants to the United States from Brazil, Colombia, Panama and other Latin nations with sizable populations of African descent. The Cost of Being Socialized White.
By Thandeka / afrocentricnews.com Most white Americans believe they were born white.
Yet their own stories of early racial experiences describe persons who were bred white. Which is it-nature or nurture? Neither. The unbearable whiteness of being. Johannesburg - Hi.
My name is Eusebius. The Nightly Show: Black Fatherhood. Why I call myself a 'coconut' to claim my place in post-apartheid South Africa. Rethinking empirical approaches to racial segregation - Kapoor - 2013 - The Sociological Review. Within empirical approaches to racial residential segregation, there has been a tendency to draw on the work of or influenced by Robert E.
Park and his ecological hypothesis to explore social and spatial relations between members of different ethnic and racial groups, thus framing research within a race relations paradigm. This has promoted an analysis which naturalizes racial differences but which also sidelines structural considerations. In turn this approach has also fed into political discourses on segregation, at times supporting more reactionary positions.
The 2015 ‘F*** WHITES!’-Olympiad. For some coconuts, the quickest way to prove solidarity with black struggles is to express hatred towards white people, says Eusebius McKaiser.
Coconut (by Kopano Matlwa) The Incredible Whiteness of Technology – Cognitive Dissident – Medium. A friend of mine knowing my own long and storied history with the tech industry asked me why would anyone leave after putting in all that hard work?
The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates. And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.
And when thou sendest him out free from thee, thou shalt not let him go away empty: thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress: of that wherewith the LORD thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him. And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing today. — Deuteronomy 15: 12–15. Hi, my name is Evita and I'm a racist. I watched a film on TV with my grandchildren last night.
I can’t remember the name, or much of the plot, but I remember it was about a man who had a drinking problem and he went to a meeting. You could see how much courage it took him to go up onto the stage in front of everyone and say: “Hi, my name is John and I am an alcoholic.” And all the alcoholics in the audience answered: “Hi John.” Nicki Minaj has something serious to say about race. We should listen to her. Why is it so hard to listen to Nicki Minaj? @TheSocyCinema - Videos.