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“Transforming a Rape Culture” edited by Emilie Buchwald, Pamela Fletcher, & Martha Roth

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This foundational anthology collects writings from diverse perspectives and a range of authors who examining root causes of violence, highlighting a range of manifestations, and discusses challenges to cultural dynamics that foster a rape culture in the United States. Collecting writings from over several decades, and having gone through several editions, the anthology has developed…

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For White People Who Want to Attend #BlackLivesMatter Protests

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In an article that pulls no punches, and gives zero fucks about fragile feelings, author Ashleigh Shackelford lays out with brutal honesty what it means for white folks to truly be an ally in struggles against systemic and structural racism and anti-black violence. From reparations to putting ones body and life on the line, being…

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Whiteness Is A Disease

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Race, like gender, is a social construct. In the United States, over the last 400 years, the concept of race has evolved and adapted in relation to time and place, and most definitely according to the socio-economic and political climate. It is very likely that as you read that statement, read the word “race” you…

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It’s Time You Realize #AllLivesMatter Is Racist

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There is an important distinction between focus and exclusion. To say that Black lives matter is not to say that other lives do not. But as is highlighted every 28 hours in the United States, as a black person is murdered by police, Black lives, in the eyes of the State, and white supremacist culture,…

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Food For Thought: Becoming an Ally to Oppressed People

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Listen more than you speak. Reflect on what oppressed people say. Speak up against oppression. Becoming an ally is an important step in undoing cultures of oppression. Thanks to Anne Bishop for compiling this list on steps people of privilege can take to support oppressed people and work to end oppression. – Brett Goldberg Read…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Good Ally

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The first step in working to undo systems of oppression is to recognize the ways in which we benefit from the system, or are given a place of unearned privilege based on our race, gender identity, sexual orientation, etc. White straight men are dealt a pretty hefty stack of cards upon their birth. Societal norms…

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