Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity

The idea that human beings belong to different “races” is not true in a genetic sense. However, groups defined as white consistently experience more advantages than groups defined as not white. The long-term effects can be seen at every level of society, including the distribution of resources, mythologies that are embedded in pop culture, and beauty norms. Resources in this section provide information about three core concepts related to the categorization of people into groups: race, ethnicity, and indigeneity.


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Ethnicity

Indigeneity

Key Sites

Race

Resources by Specific Racial/Ethnic Groups

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“If you live in this system of white supremacy, you are either fighting the system or you are complicit. There is no neutrality to be had towards systems of injustice, it is not something you can just opt out of.”

~ Ijeoma Oluo, So You Want to Talk About Race

SPOTLIGHT

The Story of Race: A History – UnderstandingRace

Also in this section:
  • Racial Equity

  • Systems Thinking

  • Internalized Racism

  • Racism

  • Decolonization Theory and Practice

  • Theory

  • Structural Racism

  • System of White Supremacy and White Privilege

  • Intersectionality

GLOSSARY

Anti-Racism

Critical Race Theory

Decolonization

Indigeneity

Internalized Racism

Intersectionality

Racial Equity

Racial Identity Development Theory

Racial Justice

Settler Colonialism

Targeted Universalism

White Privilege

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