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Read, Watch, Listen, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, August 12 – September 12, 2020

Coded Language Is Part of Our Racist Education System (Teen Vogue) “Coded language, as defined by the National Education Association (NEA), is language that ‘substitut[es] terms describing racial identity with seemingly race-neutral terms that disguise explicit and/or implicit racial animus.’”…

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Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?

“In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, created with the purpose of putting white people above everyone else. One of those remnants is the word ‘expat’. . . .Immigrants is a term set aside for ‘inferior…

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Thanksgiving Tribe Reclaims Language Lost to Colonization

Philip Marcelo describes methods being used by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to revive their  language with adults who are fluent speakers and highlights the work of MacArthur prize winner Jessie “Little Doe” Baird.  Read the article by clicking here.

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The Language of White Supremacy

  While some critics object that a more expansive definition of white supremacy hampers making distinctions in attitudes and actions, Vann R. Newkirk II explains how and why this linguistic change occurred.  He also refuses to let off the hook…

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Dear President: Word Power

“WNYC’s series Dear President: What You Need to Know About Race has invited contributions from others at WNYC. In this edition of Fishko Files, Sara Fishko and guests consider the impact of what we say, and how we say it.”

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