Tag Archives: Racism

Understanding privilege and ethnicity: A Personal Challenge.

Tweet  On paper, I am a minority. My mother is black: half Kenyan, half Indian. My father is white. My skin varies from being a light olive to 3-4 shades darker when I am tan. My hair is brown and naturally wavy-curly. My eyes are brown. I have somewhat non-caucasian features, but my heritage is [...]
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What’s Your Feminist Tree? Giving thanks to your feminist roots and spreading your feminist branches: #myfem2tree Tweetchat Thu, Oct 16, 1pm EST

TweetWho inspired your feminism? Was it your grandmother who awakened you to the inequalities women and girls face? Was it your mom who led by example? Perhaps a teacher who grew into a mentor? Maybe it was the work of an author you never met, like Bell Hooks’s Feminism is for everyone. Maybe it was more recent, like the speech from [...]
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W.W.B. – Worshipping While Brown

Tweet“Absolute hospitality would in no way amount to the absence of violence. To the contrary, it would enthrone violence precisely under the guise of nonviolence because it would leave the violators unchanged and the consequences of violence unremedied.” – Miroslav Volf It’s exhausting to be the brown girl at church. The evangelical church. The progressive [...]
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Interviews with Artists and Activists on White Privilege: Andy Spiers

TweetI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and [...]
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Interviews with Artists and Activists on White Privilege: Jes Skolnik

TweetI recently conducted a series of interviews with several people who are white/read as white about what white privilege means to them in their work to end racism and oppression. Following the killing of Mike Brown, I realized to my great disappointment that a number of white folks on social media became extremely agitated and [...]
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