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A Conversation About Race and Where To Start with Danielle Coke | Episode 102

June 10, 2020

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In this episode, we’re chatting all about race, where to start, “what is an ally?”, etc. There’s a lot of buzz words with this conversation that we dive into, define based on our own knowledge and encourage you to take your own action steps to love your neighbor

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White privlege – inherent advantages possessed by a white person on the basis of their race in a society characterized by racial inequality and injustice.

“So You Want To Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo

Anti-racism – the policy or practice of opposing racism and promoting racial tolerance.

Performative action- referring to activism done to increase one’s social capital rather than because of one’s devotion to a cause

Implicit bias – unconscious attribution of particular qualities to a member of a certain social group

Ally – a state formally cooperating with another for a purpose.

White fatigue –  white individuals who have grown tired of learning and discussing race and racism, despite an understanding of the moral imperative of anti-racist and anti-oppressive practices

White guilt – individual or collective guilt felt by some white people for harm resulting from racist treatment of ethnic minorities such as African Americans and indigenous peoples by other white

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