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Dismantling Whiteness for Racial Justice

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Dismantling Whiteness for Racial Justice
Think, Pair, Share
Think about other white privileges you've noticed
Share with a thought partner
Identify one to share with the group
What is racism?
What is race?
A socially-constructed, hierarchical system

of differentiating people based on physical attributes, including skin color.

Race is not real but it has real consequences.
What is White privilege?
Part One: What is White Privilege?
Naomi Nishi, PhD Candidate, Education
What is race?
Peggy McIntosh (1998) Unpacking the Knapsack
I can if I wish arrange to be in the company of people of my race most of the time.
I can go shopping alone most of the time, pretty well assured that I will not be followed or harassed.
I can be sure that my children will be given curricular materials that testify to the existence of their race.
Whether I use checks, credit cards, or cash, I can count on my skin color not to work against the appearance of financial reliability.
I can arrange to protect my children most of the time from people who might not like them.
I can do well in a challenging situation without being called a credit to my race.
If a traffic cop pulls me over or if the IRS audits my tax return, I can be sure I haven’t been singled out because of my race.
If my day, week, or year is going badly, I need not ask of each negative episode or situation whether it has racial overtones
I can find blemish cover or bandages in “flesh” color and have them more or less match my skin.
Systemic Racism: Criminal Justice

In 2008, Black and Latino people made up 58% of those incarcerated, and yet only a quarter of the the US population (NAACP Fact Sheet)

Systemic Racism: Education

In 2011, the freshman graduation rate averages in the US were 85% for Whites, 68% for Black people or American Indian/Alaska Natives and 76% for Hispanic people
(National Center for Education Statistics)

Systemic Racism: Health/Medicine

48% of Black adults suffer from chronic disease as compared to 39% of the general adult population (Healthy Americans)
Systemic Racism: Economic

27% of Black Americans and 24% of Hispanic Americans live in poverty in comparison with 10% of White Americans. (Kaiser Family Foundation)
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