Scholar Spotlight: Centering Race
Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 5 P.M.
Although little may be new with respect to the lived experience of racialized labor for People of Color navigating whiteness and white spaces, until now it has remained largely unnamed and unrecognized. This presentation spotlights the first study of racialized labor in everyday life. Naming the unnamed, the scholars operate within the precipices of intersectionality, where racialized labor is defined as the ongoing process of navigating hostile environments steeped in a white racial frame and includes self-monitoring/self-policing, flexing/making adjustments, questioning, affirming, avoiding, and being the change.
Recommended reading before attending event "The Emergence of Racialized Labor and Racial Battle Fatigue in the African American Student Network (AFAM)“
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