RACE AND CASTE

The five principles against Blackness

When we talk about ‘race’ we actually mean taught social rules and stereotypes linked to physical features. Not physical features only.

It is God’s divine will

We inherit our condition

“We think we see race when we encounter certain physical differences among people such as skin colour, eye shape, and hair texture. What we actually see are learned social meanings, the stereotypes, that have been linked to those physical features by the ideology and the historical legacy it has left us” — Audrey and Brian Smedley

We are polluted and dirty

Casta painting. Source: Wikipedia

We are not human

Signs like these were common in public pools across the US

We are inherently inferior

I write about my learnings and experience regarding race, female empowerment, representation and leadership.

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