how can you have a harmonious multicultural society that has been placed precariously upon a foundation that is out of skew because its colonial wrongs have never been righted? The ethical dilemma being communicated to me was actually this: how can Māori ensure the well-being of all those who live in their lands (their duty as tangata whenua) if they are not able to be meaningful partners – at least! – in the governance of those lands?
Whiteness can then end up taking up even more space. Even anti-racism as a space ends up being occupied progressively by whiteness.
– Sarah Ahmed, https://feministkilljoys.com/2016/05/30/progressive-racism/
The education system gives a veneer of respectability to anti-Blackness and protects the status quo of white domination, no doubt.
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Stewart’s audience is mediocre white men who find comfort in just thinking they know “what going on”. For them information is capital, not impetus, and yet Stewart is held as a beacon of White consciousness.