Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Can’t wait until those people are running the country

“We are diverse, with many different life experiences, also shaped by colonization, U.S. and Western imperialism, neo-liberal politics, and oppression under racist, sexist, classist, heteronormative and homophobic, trans*phobic, queerphobic, ableist, nationalistic, xenophobic systems, which perpetuate conquest, genocide of indigenous peoples, and pervasive system inequities.”

Oh, sisters and ungendered! What must we do to be saved?

“Protesters demanded a new curriculum that ‘Decentralizes Whiteness and has a critical focus on the evolution of systems of oppression such as racism, capitalism, colonialism, etc.,’ that would only be ‘taught by prepared staff from marginalized backgrounds, especially professors of color and queer professors.’”


Link at http://maggiesfarm.anotherdotcom.com/

All this because a teacher recommended Dick Gregory’s autobiography to a … sensitive does not even begin to describe the student. Ignorant, perhaps. Ill-educated, certainly. Protected, most likely.

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