#tbt for all those who wana say racism was a long time ago and is over now because "we are all one" all of a sudden. Far from a relic from an unenlightened past remnants of such exhibits have continued in Europe as late as the 2000s. Above photograph is from Brussels Belgium in 1958. Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impacts today. O...
My friend is Muslim and he's really smart and he got picked for this leadership thing and he has to write I guess something that would help to improve the school and he said no racism bc he said people look at people and say oh you're Arabic you're a terrorist and I get that some people joke around about that but it's not funny and really rude and it made me sad to think that maybe people have said that to him bc he's so sweet and nice he's one of the sweetest people I've ever met
Hitler's Holocaust blueprint: A new book reveals how the Kaiser's Germany used concentration camps in Africa to advance their theories of racial supremacy
Shark Island is a small island located off the coast of Nambia. It’s the site where over hundred years ago the Germans held a concentration camp which was also known as “Death Island”. Shark Island Concentration Camp is something like other African tragedies that is omitted from history Over 10,000 African people from the Herero and Namaqua tribe were killed between 1905 to 1907. At the time Nambia was under the German empire
We treat racism in this country like it's a style that America went through. Like flared legs and lava lamps. Oh, that crazy thing we did. We were hanging black people. We treat it like a fad instead of a disease that eradicates millions of people. ~ Chris Rock Follow this link to find a post that contemplates the persistance of racist violence: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/blog/white-terror-in-the-era-of-covert-racism