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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
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What is race?

how the concept of race was created

What is ethnicity?


Definition: acronym standing for Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color


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

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White fragility

White supremacy

white supremacy culture

White saviorism:

definition and resources

White privilege

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(critical race theory, sugar coating history)


racial trauma

racial gaslighting

racial violence



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
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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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beauty standards

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?)


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

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