The most common understanding of racism in our country is limited to the interpersonal level of racism—the personal prejudice and intentional bias in our individual interactions across different races
A different and emerging explanation of racism contends that interpersonal racism is actually a symptom of a more fundamental system of racism— an array of cultural norms and institutional policies and practices that routinely produce racially inequitable outcomes, often without individual intent or malice
Change requires an awareness of the levels of racism, and a collective will to address people, organizations, and systems to break down barriers that have been built over hundreds of years. Check out the resources, self-reflection, and ways to get involved below to be a part of affecting this change.
“Four Levels of Racism”
– Race Forward
“Systemic Racism Explained”
“How Race Was Made S2E2”
–Seeing White Podcast, John Biewen
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