Across race & ethnicities, those w/ BA more likely than less educated counterparts to discuss race
Across race and ethnicities, those with bachelor's degree more likely than less educated counterparts to discuss race Source: Pew Research Center
Most black and Asian adults talk about race at least sometimes with family and friends
Most black and Asian adults talk about race at least sometimes with family and friends Source: Pew Research Center
Racist: "At least I'm aware of my prejudice." Color-Blind Racist: "If I can't see your color, then I CAN'T judge you..." Artist: Gabriel Ivan Orendain-Necochea / Daily Sundial, 2013
White Lies - "I don't even see race." 1. "I was only being funny! I mean, 'ironic.'" 2. "I have a black wife!" "I adopted Asian kids!" "So nothing we say could possibly be racist!" 3. "As a strong Black woman, I think we Blacks talk too much about racism." [I white man is shown in the frame typing at his computer.] 4. "Only monsters are racist! So criticizing me for racism is calling me a monster! How dare you call me a monster! So uncivil!" 5. "You know who's really discriminated…
(3 of 3) Race--the social construct--was constructed to systemically disenfranchise and oppress certain races of people for the benefit of others. ~ Ryan Dalton ...And who benefits when we stop talking about the way race has been constructed?
"lol these ppl 'don't see race' right up until you start making beloved fictional characters black, then they're 18th century anthropologists" ~ @theshrillest, (aka, shrill your darlings)
"In my colleagues view, examining the racial impact of legislation only perpetuates racial discrimination. This refusal to accept the stark reality that race matters is regrettable. The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to speak openly and candidly on the subject of race, and to apply the Constitution with eyes open to the unfortunate effects of centuries of racial discrimination." ~ Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
"'Colorblind' is NOT the solution. We need to talk through racial issues, not pretend like nonexistent #WhitePeople Fewer than 1 in 3 white people say they've talked about race with their family" Source: "White People," MTV documentary
Dear White People: Halloween is Not an Excuse to Be Racist. Respect. Learn what it means. If you can't have fun without being racist, who are you? Know your history. Learn your privilege.