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Mixed Doesn’t Always Mean Part White: Uplifting Non-White Mixed Race Identities

Among the points Lisa Hofmann-Kuroda makes in her essay are: 1) “Anti-miscegenation laws were not actually about preventing people of different racial backgrounds from marrying each other — instead, they were specifically about protecting whiteness from being tainted by “other”…

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Waking up to Whiteness, February 9, 2019

Psychologist, Dr. Nathalie Edmond is presenting a 3-hour workshop from 1 to 4 pm on Saturday, Feb 9th, Lambertville, NJ.  It is based on the work of Ruth King who is a queer woman of color exploring the use of…

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White People Are Noticing Something New: Their Own Whiteness

Emily Bazelon reviews the development of the concept “white” as she analyzes current discussions of the term and ideas surrounding it.  “For a long time, many white people assumed it was our due, as the majority, to encounter various racial…

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I want you to be able to look white people in the eyes.

In his essay, Sam McKenzie, Jr. discusses “reckless eyeballing,” which has both physical and psychological manifestations.  “[T]he consequences are clear. These consequences are internal prisons and dead souls. The penalties are in how we see ourselves and how we see…

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Seeing White

“Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for? A 14-part documentary series exploring whiteness in America—where it came from, what it means, and how it works. Scene on Radio host and producer…

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