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White Supremacy Culture

This is a list of characteristics of white supremacy culture which show up in our organizations. Culture is powerful precisely because it is so present and at the same time so very difficult to name or identify. The characteristics listed are damaging because they are used as norms and standards without being pro-actively named or chosen by the group. They are damaging because they promote white supremacy thinking. They are damaging to both people of color and to white people. Organizations that are people of color led or a majority people of color can also demonstrate many damaging characteristics of white supremacy culture.

Link: http://www.cwsworkshop.org/PARC_site_B/dr-culture.html

Challenging White Supremacy (CWS) Workshop
16th. St.
PMB #275
San Fransisco, CA 94103
415-647-0921
cws@igc.org
http://www.cwsworkshop.org