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Whiteness in activism

Watch this video to hear Dr Peaks Krafft talking about whiteness in activism.

Watch this video to hear Dr Peaks Krafft talking about Whiteness in activism.

This step is supplementary and is specifically written for white learners

In this video Dr Peaks reflects on some of the ways they consider their own whiteness in life and in activist work. Peaks notes that issues of race and racial equality are relevant in all their activist work, and encourages white people who are interested in questioning their positionality to seek out online resources and see what resonates with you.

If you would like to do some additional research in this area, you could start by taking a look at the resources below.

As you watched Peaks discussing this topic, how did you feel? If you are white, have you considered how this impacts you or others in your activist work?

Bay Area Solidarity Action Team, 2015. Protocol and Principles for White People Working to Support the Black Liberation Movement

No Author, 2021. Honky Talk Issue 1: Meeting Etiquette

University of Cincinnati. Racial Justice Resources for Activists, Advocates & Allies

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