Camara Jones talks about race and racism using allegories

At a Ted talk at Emory University, Dr. Camara Jones talks about race, the construction of racial categories and how it impacts the ways in which we interpret our appearance and existence in the world through allegory.  She deconstructs race and racism and in so doing, strips it of its power and influence, leaving the hearer wanting to leave race alone in order to come to her and his true self.

Additional Resources

Dr. Camara Jones, “Levels of Racism: A Theoretic Framework and a Gardener’s Tale,” American Journal of Public Health, August 2000.

Dr. Camara Jones, “Confronting Institutionalized Racism”

 

 

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