Additions for Derailing rhetoric
Love this site but not the dummy part. Very ablest.
Also I want to add a couple that examplify Portland to me:
'Well sure "diversity" is important but we don't have time right now so maybe we can talk about it later.'
'Well Portland is white so its acceptable that we are a white organization because we represent the demographics of our community.' or the '
'We want people who are already a part of our (white) community.'
What do you even say to that? Seriously?
constant rage: on always believing targets of... →
I was just having a similar conversation tonight. It was specifically on the difference between ethnocentrism and racism and why it was important to differentiate the two. I think I am probably less capable of explaining this than wombat claims to be at explaining below which I think is great and which is why i am reblogging. But basically the conversation went something like we all have...
Bradical Mang!: Workshops With AORTA Collective in... →
I am guess PDX wasn’t cool enough to get our shit together to get AORTA down here but oly friends should go to this!!! fistatevergreen: During International Womyn’s Week FIST! (Feminists In Solidarity Together) will be hosting 3 workshops from AORTA Collective. Power, Privilege, and Oppression Fundamentals Workshop Tuesday, March 6th 12:00 - 3:00 in LIB 2205 This dynamic workshop,...
that thing where a white queer person uses like 6... →
cubananarchist: feral-femme: so-treu: readnfight: feral-femme: “queer working class fat poly femme” “trans queer middle class vegan punk” “kinky, poor, young, dyke” YOU’RE ALL WHITE WHY DO YOU THINK IT’S NOT OKAY TO IDENTIFY YOUR WHITENESS? Being kinky or vegan is not what people see when they decide whether or not to, say, follow you around the store where they work, but being ...