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Seeing White (Podcast)
Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequity in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story.
Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for?
Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen took a deep dive into these questions, along with an array of leading scholars and regular guest Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika, in this fourteen-part documentary series, released between February and August 2017. The series editor is Loretta Williams.
White Supremacy Culture
75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice
Okay, that sounds like a lot but one White person doesn’t have to do them all. Ideas here for political and person actions, what you can read, what you can watch to educate yourself further. Scan and find someplace to start:
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