Racism in America
And Why We Should Care
Fifth Meeting and Topic
Us & Them: To What Extent Do We Identify with the Norm or the Abnormal?
Emily Bernard, Professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, UVM
For nearly four centuries white racism has set the standard of what is in or out, beautiful or ugly, powerful or weak, normal or abnormal; and that standard has influenced how people of color see themselves, and themselves in relation to white people.
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