As Ruth Frankenburg makes clear in “The Social Construction of Whiteness: White Women, Race Matters,” whiteness is not empty of content. I share the following resources as a means of highlighting some of the content of white cultural production that has roots in precolonial European cultures through the archetype of the witch. These pieces were created […]Read more "7 Witch Sightings in Contemporary White Cultural Production"
The Fosters is an ABC Family drama featuring an interracial lesbian couple and their multi-ethnic mix of biological, adopted, and foster children. Here I will use one of the more obvious instances of racism in the series to examine the actions of three white people involved, and explore possible ways they could better disrupt white supremacy. […]Read more "Disrupting White Supremacy in Interracial Couples"