“Anti-racism is the active process of identifying and eliminating racism by changing systems, organizational structures, policies and practices and attitudes, so that power is redistributed and shared equitably.” This process involves examining and challenging societal structures AND individual biases/beliefs that uphold racism and its power imbalances.
– NAC International Perspectives: Women and Global Solidarity and (CARED Collective Glossary – in Folder)
Acceptance, Affirmative Action, Ally, Anti-Racist Education, Appropriation, Assimilation, BIPOC, Black Lives Matter, Cultural Racism, Cultural Values, Dominant Culture, Employment Equity, Ethnicity, Ethnocentrism, Eurocentrism, People of Color, Racial Prejudice, Race, Racialization, Racial and Ethnic Identity, Racism, Reverse Racism, Stereotyping, Systemic/Institutional Racism, White Fragility, White Privilege, White Supremacy, Xenophobia
Color-evasiveness – The notion that there are no differences between people of different races, which tends to mask the existence of discrimination and privilege. Using the term color-evasiveness as opposed to color-blindness recognizes the “active evasion involved in people’s refusing to discuss race in the face of racial inequalities”
Annamma, S. A., Connor, D. J., & Ferri, B. A. (2016a). A truncated genealogy of DisCrit. In D. J. Connor, B. A. Ferri, & S. A. Annamma (Eds.), DisCrit: Disability studies and critical race theory in education(pp. 1–8). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
Minoritized – A verb that more accurately represents the stigmas and prejudices faced by a person/group of people. The person is minoritized because of “circumstances outside of his or her control” that center around issues of racism, ableism, and presumptions of their overall competency.
Tokenism: “the practice of making only a perfunctory or symbolic effort to do a particular thing, especially by recruiting a small number of people from underrepresented groups in order to give the appearance of sexual or racial equality within a workforce.” https://medium.com/@TonieSnell/tokenism-the-result-of-diversity-without-inclusion-460061db1eb6