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How to Be An Antiracist Ep. 14

Podcast Description

Gender

Gender Racism: A powerful collection of racist policies that lead to inequity between race-gender and are substantiated by racist ideas about race-gender.

Gender Antiracism: A powerful collection of antiracist policies that lead to equity between race-gender and are substantiated by antiracist ideas about race-gender.

Homework

  1. Page 186:
    1. Part 1– Find a recent media story that highlights the role Black women play at fighting sexism in Black spaces and racism in women’s spaces and write a critique on how you could support Black feminists and Black feminism.
    2. Part 2 – Find a recent media story that highlights the role Black queer activist play at fighting homophobia in Black spaces and racism in queer spaces and write a critique on how you could support Black queer activist and Black queer activism.
  2. Page 188: Research “gendered racism” and take some time to develop an understand that will enable you to engage effectively in conversations and take action that amplifies women of color, particularly Black women, who have this unique perspective without centering yourself and while minimizing harm.
  3. Page 189: “To truly be antiracist is to be feminist. To truly be feminist is to be antiracist”. I see so many individuals with “feminist in their social media bios. Ask yourself, “Am I actively an antiracist or have I been prioritizing gender?” If I have been prioritizing gender, what do I need to do to expand my understanding and actions to the level of being an antiracist?”
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How to Be An Antiracist Ep. 14

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