2009 Annual Meeting Melissa And Melanie Racism Show

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2009 Annual Meeting Melissa And Melanie Racism Show

  1. 1. FOUR MELISSA REALMS WOO OF & RACISM MELANIE AND MORRISON CHANGE PACIFIC NORTHWEST CONFERENCE ANNUAL MEETING APRIL 25, 2009
  2. 2. THE FOUR REALMS: 1)Personal 2)Interpersonal 3)Institutional 4)Cultural
  3. 3. 1. PERSONAL Values, beliefs, attitudes, and feelings • Can be expressed in the fear of • difference, prejudice, and stereotyping. Example: the belief that Euro-American • culture and traditions are inherently superior
  4. 4. EXAMPLES OF PERSONAL RACISM White teachers frequently have lower expectations for students of color
  5. 5. CULTURAL APPROPRIATION
  6. 6. 2. INTERPERSONAL Acting on fears, prejudices, and • stereotypes. This can be conscious or unconscious • behaviors, such as discrimination, condescension, verbal abuse, or physical violence.
  7. 7. ERNANDO VERGARA / Associated Press Relatives of Jose Sucuzhañay carry his coffin draped with Ecuador's flag during his funeral in Cuenca, Ecuador, last month. The real estate broker, 31, was beaten to death in Brooklyn. An FBI report details a surge in anti-Latino violence since 2003. Anti-Latino hate crimes on the rise
  8. 8. “50 SHOTS INDICT THE COPS” JUSTICE FOR SEAN BELL
  9. 9. 1930 2007 LYNCHING & NOOSES: Then vs. Now
  10. 10. 3. INSTITUTIONAL Racism that is “institutionalized” into • policy, procedure, practices, or rules Can be informal or formal • Can be intentional or unintentional •
  11. 11. Although African Americans account for only 12% of the population, 44% of all prisoners in the U.S. are African American. In 2002, the average prison term of African Americans was 69% longer than the term for whites convicted of the same offense. THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
  12. 12. NATIVE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE CRISIS Helen Sage, 89, takes a break from an exercise class Tuesday at the Pearl Warren Building in Seattle. The class is offered free through the Seattle Indian Health Board. Tribes are taking steps to improve members’ health. http://www.seattlepi.com/local/403196_tribes12.html
  13. 13. AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE KATRINA
  14. 14. 4. CULTURAL What is valued as right, true, beautiful, • normal and worthy of our time and attention. Affect what we understand to be normal • or appropriate styles of behavior, expression, and thought.
  15. 15. Examples of CULTURAL RACISM
  16. 16. ASIAN “DOUBLE EYE-LID” SURGERY What is valued as “beautiful”? What does one have to undergo in order to obtain this beauty?
  17. 17. SKIN BLEACHING/LIGHTENING
  18. 18. FOUR THANK REALMS YOU! OF RACISM SACRED CONVERSATIONS AND ON RACE HTTP://WWW.UCC.ORG/SACRED- CHANGE CONVERSATION/SACRED- CONVERSATION-RESOURCES.HTML

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