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How can we deal with systemic racism
felony disfranchisements (people of colors tend not to having voting rights than whites)
Make a concerted effort to humanize and identify with all individuals.
8 ways to cope with racism
Learn to recognize and understand your own privilege.
Examine your own biases and consider where they may have originated.
Validate the experiences and feelings of people of color.
Challenge the “colorblind” ideology.
Call out racist “jokes” or statements.
Find out how your company or school works to expand opportunities for people of color.
Be thoughtful with your finances.
Adopt an intersectional approach in all aspects of your life.
A certain way to deal with racism (not practiced)
everyone believing to have a better society
institutions moving to create a better society
addressing the racism and social inequity
How did the protest escalate?
Reason to knock down a merchant statue
African americans tend to be killed
death of George Floyd & its videos spreading around the world on social media
blm started in 2013
How is BLM different from Civil Rights Movement?
social media to provoke the sense of outrage (television during CRM)
no solid goal (CRM: voting rights, desegrigation of public places)
participants are interracial
How long the protest continue?
Trends of protest (average about two months)
the Freedom Rides = 7 months
The Montgomery bus boycotts = 382 days
the Greensboro sit-ins = 6 months
the Birmingham movement = 37 days
Most take around a week, some can take longer depending on the complexity.
How many whites recognize systemic racism in the US?
Trend on Google about Racism
2018 64% of Americans sees this as a major issue
15 Statistic data that proves racism is a current problem