And we must acknowledge that the most deleterious effect of racism they face isn’t about hurt feelings or exercises of poor, outdated social graces, but rather about the actual material effects of racism as it suffuses society and becomes embedded in our systems. | http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/opinion/charles-m-blow-university-of-oklahoma-fraternity-chant-rigidity-of-racism.html?smid=tw-share
The story goes something like this… the term African American was first coined by Rev. Jesse Jackson and some other scholars during a late 80s news conference to fight the effect of racism on black people in the USA, to raise the self esteem of the people. Some claim Jesse invented the term, others have …
Flint’s structural racism: This is why providing poisoned water to the city’s citizens seemed like a reasonable idea
This infographic on the effects of racism on children is visually appealing and easy to follow. The infographic is made to look like a chalkboard; the design and the use of child-friendly language such as "kids are mean to me because of where I come from," reinforces the focus on children. But what's the purpose of the infographic? What can viewers do with the knowledge they gain?
"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" by Mildred D. Taylor A book about racism in the south during the depression. Throughout this novel the reader learns about the importance of land and the effects of racism, at the same time as Cassie Logan learns 'the way things are'.