Black Skin, White Masks: Racism, Vulnerability & Refuting Black Pathology

Professor Ruha Benjamin shifts the discussion of the intersection of race and the current pandemic “to focus on the kind of transformation that has to happen, that IS happening, at the level of our social consciousness, where anti-blackness is so deeply lodged, justifying the forms of inequity upon which the rest of our structures are built.”  Click here for the video and transcript of her presentation.

 

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