Racing to Justice

“While the ‘passing’ of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century has fallen out of favor, the passing of today takes the form of the assertion of ‘pure’ individualism, stripped of race and gender. But this notion of the individual is an ideological fiction, reflective of the image of male whiteness, and still situated in the assimilationist position.”
— from Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society by john a. powell. (Indiana University Press, 2015). New in Adult Section.

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Virginia blogs on general stuff a vspatz.net and more Jewish topics at "A Song Every Day. Manages WeLuvBooks.org. CommunitythruCovid.com is on hiatus.