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Archive for June 7th, 2007

Adoption and Race

Posted by Jack Stephens on June 7, 2007

Rachel blogs:

There is one glaring problem with the article, and this is a common problem as I have noted in the past. The article cites that National Association of Black Social Workers as a source of opposition to transracial adoption, but that really is not relevant here. I can just about guarantee that the NABSW doesn’t have a problem with this case. Their concern was about a black children being aopted by white parents in large numbers, while prospective black adoptive parents faced numerous hurdles. The article fails to cite one real life white person who was opposed to this adoption on racial grounds. (They do cite some stares by random white people at the end.)


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Diversity: Making American Whites Uncomfortable Since 1492

Posted by Jack Stephens on June 7, 2007

Eric Stoller blogs about a recent column in where a white student complained about the cultural centers making him feel uncomfortable and creating segregation:

I wonder if Eric Wilson thought about what it must be like for a student of color to walk almost anywhere on OSU’s campus and to not see any persons of color? It might feel a little uncomfortable…

In response to Eric Wilson’s white privilege-assimilation-racial homogeny-anti diversity column, Luke Sugie (Queer, Brown and Uppity) returns to his Barometer column with vigor

Posted in Contemporary Racism, People of Color, White Privilege, Whiteness | Leave a Comment »