Whiteness as a race is a social construct that relies on several systems to stay in control of our society. Sometimes it is hidden, sometimes it is openly violent. Dr. Marimba Ani has written a book that has become a core standard read. It’s called Yurugu, and her book shows us what white culture of destruction looks like. I’m working my way through it, and recommend it to everyone.
Here she is doing an interview, and she touches on some of the concepts in the book.If you’re super impatient, the most important part starts at 3:00 in.
A more in depth interview that really lays things out can be found here:
Enjoy the videos. FYI, racism and global white supremacy are very much real things in the world. Comments left here that want to debate that point or tell me it doesn’t exist will be deleted as soon as I see them.
If you haven’t really thought much about racism, race issues, and whiteness until this moment in time, awesome. Now you can start.
Trans women experience a high rate of sexual assault, and oftentimes discussion of it is swept away and never discussed in detail. Catharsis Project wants to change all that. They’re asking for women to come forward and tell their stories. Folks can be anonymous if they need to.
Here’s the link if you are interested: http://interpretivescreaming.tumblr.com/post/20419594897/catharsis-trans-womens-stories-of-sexual-violence
Ready Player One is becoming one of the hottest books of the year, and if this site’s stats are any indication, y’all love downloading it. 🙂
I thought you might like another place to download free books. The author of this blog post has actually archived 446 spots on the Web where you can find books to download.
446 Places for Free Books Online
More than 80 people have stopped here to get the download for the book Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. I don’t blame you. I downloaded the free chapters, read them, and then bought the book myself. It’s really excellent!
And now I have another treat for you. The link below will get you the free AUDIO download for Ready Player One! Enjoy!
And here’s the book’s Facebook page, in case you’re curious. 🙂