Emotional racism. While I think the discussion, at least here on the show Basic Black, focuses appear narrow and focuses on the impact on people of color, I also think there is an opportunity to speak about emotional racism as having a psychological function in society.

Oh – and I don’t appreciate Dr. Dionne Bennett’s comment about Black people being able to be racist. Blank stare. What she actually seems to be describing is stereotype threat and prejudice – both of which have specific psychological definitions


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