Racism of Good White People: Beyond Intentions or Stupidity

This is a good, short blog post by a white sociologist whose book on white privilege I have read and used in my classes on racial and ethnic stratification. He talks about racism as having less to do with intentions or ignorance and more to do with a kind of collective unconsciousness of actions. Excellent reading for good white people who don’t understand they actually might be racist, even though that is far from their intention or beliefs.

Read more at Allan G. Johnson’s Blog

About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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