18 Mar '17, 5pm

On Race, the Benefit of the Doubt, and Complicity

On Race, the Benefit of the Doubt, and Complicity

“Like a nontechnical user trying to understand a technical problem, our racial illiteracy limits our ability to have meaningful conversations about race. Mainstream dictionary definitions reduce racism to racial prejudice and the personal actions that result. But this definition does little to explain how racial hierarchies are consistently reproduced. Social scientists define racism as a multidimensional, highly adaptive system — a system that ensures an unequal distribution of resources among racial groups. The group that controls the institutions controls the distribution and embeds its racial bias into the fabric of society.”

Full article: https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/ferguson-race-benefit-of...

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