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Article on light-skinned people in racial justice struggle

Black People Have Every Right to Distrust You For Being Light Skinned

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Who gets to write what?

There was a really interesting article in the NY Times yesterday related to our conversations in class about power and the racial imaginary–I’d be curious to hear people’s thoughts. “Imagine the better, stronger fiction that could be produced if writers took this … Continue reading

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race/desire/likeability

CW: Cannibalism In “From Circumstance to Constellation,” Farid Matuk suggests desire as a condition of race, racism, and racialism. Desire not only to possess, but also to consume and to violently unify – erase the space between – racially divergent … Continue reading

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