Category Archives for "Call To Action"

Apr 17

Do articles about “alternative debate” reinforce white supremacy?

By Adam Jackson | Call To Action

Jessica Carew Kraft in her article about the emergence of “alternative syles of debate” sees herself as advancing a narrative of Black success that challenges institutional racism. Her article is an example of an insidious phenomenon where white people lodge criticisms of racism in ways that reinforce white supremacy. What do I mean? The impression you get […]

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Apr 08

The Politics of Emotionalizing Racism

By Dayvon Love | Call To Action

One of the most frustrating things to endure as a person who has committed himself to the liberation of people of African Descent from the global system of white supremacy is the way that emotion and sentiment are deployed to muddy the waters and frustrate rigorous conversations that are necessary to build institutions and to […]

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Mar 12

The Limitations of White Liberalism

By Adam Jackson | Call To Action

In contemporary politics, it has become more en-vogue for the left, particularly white democrats, to talk about challenging racism. People have become far more willing to refer to mass incarceration or the war on drugs as explicitly racist in attempt to highlight historical inequality. While this rhetoric has certainly made for interesting conversations, this has […]

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