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What is racism?
Racism: noun
prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people on the basis of their membership in a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized.
the belief that different races possess distinct characteristics, abilities, or qualities, especially so as to distinguish them as inferior or superior to one another.
Racism is the belief that groups of humans possess different behavioral traits corresponding to physical appearance and can be divided based on the superiority of one race over another.
There are more definitions but it’s important to understand it isn’t just hatred of people because of their race but it’s a systemic form of oppression that perpetuates a hierarchy of races
Resources:
What is race?
how the concept of race was created
What is ethnicity?

BIPOC
Definition: acronym standing for Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color
POC
Definition: acronym standing for People Of Color
Who counts as a person of color: anyone who is not 100% european white, meaning people of black, indigenous, asian, latinx descent. people who are white and hispanic/latinx are white.
other examples of this phrase: women of color, communities of color, artists of color, athletes of color, etc.
different levels of racism how racism manifests in the 5 levels of oppression,
overt vs covert racism
White fragility
White supremacy
white supremacy culture
White saviorism:
definition and resources
White privilege
Whitewashing
(critical race theory, sugar coating history)
Whitesplaining
racial trauma
racial gaslighting
racial violence
representation
tokenism
double standards
what is antiracism?
How Racism manifests in the 5 levels of oppression
internalized: when people of color believe and act on the racism created by white people, towards themselves and other people of color
Institutional, systematic, systemic: laws, policies, institutions, systems, that have created and perpetuated the racial hierarchy in our society, double standards
systemic/structural
the differences between these three
ideological: the fundamental belief in racism and white supremacy itself
interpersonal: racism between people on an individual level, this can look like microaggressions and slurs
organizational: racism within groups/organizations, like in a workplace, nonprofit, classroom, company, etc.
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Cultural Appropriation categorize the other terms by level of oppression
Definition and resources
Cultural Appropriation:
(how do you know if somethings cultural appropriation or embracing culture/religion?)
FAQ:
why is everything about race? can BIPOC be racist to white people? why reverse racism isn’t a thing
Representation of BIPOC
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TW: Police Brutality
AMERICAN HISTORY OF RACISM
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