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The Case of Racism (Ep52)

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Contrary to public treatment, racism is not just about the n-word. It is also not just about blatant discrimination on the grounds of color.  In this solo episode, I talk about the subtleties of racism at the interpersonal level relating to legitimacy, authority and the control of resources.

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Key Points Discussed:

  • Establishing and determining legitimacy as tool of racism
  • Establishing authority as a tool of racism
  • Managing the control of resources as a tool of racism
  • Citizenship and statehood as a human right
  • Surveillance and movement control
  • Subjectivity and naming one’s world as a condition of being human
  • School uniforms
  • Jose Vilson, Julian Vasquez Heilig and Christopher Stewart as being apart of ESH’s Education Set (2nd Set) for Season 4

Other ESHpodcast Episodes Mentioned

  • Ep10- The Case of Critical Literacy with Dr. Paul Thomas
  • Ep23- The Case of City X (solo episode)
  • Ep43- The Case of Social Class (solo episode)
  • Ep51- The Case of Black Love with Angela Walker, C. Eric Ervin, and Imani Evans
  • Ep53- The Case of EduColor with Jose Vilson (to be released May 14, 2019)
  • Ep54- The Case of Social Capital and School Choice with Julian Vasquez Heilig (to be released May 28, 2019)
  • Ep55- The Case of State Schooling and the Black Mind with Christopher Stewart (to be released June 11, 2019)

Other Resources Mentioned

  • The Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Terms and Concepts Mentioned

racism, oppression, power, structural power, cultural power, interpersonal power, surveillance, authority, legitimacy, subjectivity, citizenship, movement, statehood


Please feel free to let me know if you catch any mistakes.  Thanks!!

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One comment on “The Case of Racism (Ep52)

  1. ejuc8or
    May 1, 2019

    Legitimacy, authority and the control of racism… a new template for racism.


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