25 sure-fire ways to tokenize and alienate!

by Carmen Van Kerckhove

Funny observations from Colours of Resistance‘s list of “25 ways to tokenize or alienate a non-white person around you.” Click over to read the full list.

1. walk up to that black girl you barely know in the co-op and say “what do you think of the new (insert hip-hop artist here) album.”…

5. go up to the Makah woman at the unlearning racism workshop and say “I saw a program about Crazy Horse on PBS, he did alot for your people.”…

16. pit light-skinned non-white people against each other based on how they identify racially and what you think is most correct…

24. if you see a black man speak about racism, say “he was so angry–but very articulate.”…