White is not a color

March 19, 2012 § 1 Comment

The quote posted on this page helps explain how race functions not as a description of physical traits or biology, but as a way of defining social realities, history, and power. 

Also, I really like her blog:

http://mickyalexandria.tumblr.com/post/19571005543

Advertisements

§ One Response to White is not a color

  • bibliogay says:

    Her blog really is awesome; I follow her as well.

    But it’s true. While acknowledging the cultural backgrounds of individuals is important, race in it’s current social workings does define our realities and histories. And, within itself, the view of each reality and history is racially-washed by those who are trying to articulate it.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading White is not a color at genderculture.

meta

%d bloggers like this: