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Lieberson, S. 2000. A Matter of Taste: How Names, Fashions, and Cultures Change.

Lieberson, Stanley. 2000. A Matter of Taste: How Names, Fashions, and Cultures Change. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

*Prologue- fashion used interchangeably with taste (Bourdieu would frown!); historical overlook of fashion by sociologists – Blumer (1969, 276) saying fashion is “an aberrant and irrational social happening, akin to a craze or mania [… which] rarely seem to make sense in terms of utility or rational purpose; they seem more to express the play of fancy and caprice”. 1,100 more words

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"It's concerning to me how people might react..."

Good news first: “A federal judge ruled Thursday that police can no longer use tear gas on protesters without declaring an illegal assembly, giving them fair warning and time to vacate the area.” 267 more words

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“Parallels Between Mass Incarceration and Jim Crow”

http://www.tolerance.org/lesson/parallels-between-mass-incarceration-and-jim-crow

I located this source from Teaching Tolerance’s Classroom Resources. It is a lesson plan that promotes diversity and active anti-racism by exploring how inequality is perpetuated in American society and throughout American history intended for grades 9-12. 225 more words

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"Stereotypes and Tonto"

http://www.tolerance.org/lesson/stereotypes-and-tonto

I located this source from Teaching Tolerance’s Classroom Resources. It is a lesson plan that promotes diversity by tackling issues of race and ethnicity intended for a 6-12 grade social studies or history class. 151 more words

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Glenn, E.N. 1999. "The Social Construction and Institutionalization of Gender and Race."

Glenn, Evelyn Nakano. 1999. “The Social Construction and Institutionalization of Gender and Race.” Pp. 3-43 in Revisioning Gender, edited by M.M. Feree, J. Lorber, and B.B. 1,216 more words

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No justice, no peace

“At a fancy restaurant asked the staff what would happen if a ‘Negro gentleman comes in here and sits down to eat.’ The reply: ‘No negro would dare to come in here to eat.'” 206 more words

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25 Things That Co-Exist with White Supremacy

For the uninitiated, I’ve assembled a non-exhaustive list of things that co-exist with whites’ collective political, social and/or economic dominance in countries with histories of white supremacy, anti-blackness and racialized terror against people socially defined as non-white: 456 more words

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