“I do think that some of us began to realize that this was going to be a long struggle that was going to go on for decades, and you'd have to knuckle down. A lot of people in our generation did that. They didn't drop out and run away”
Julian Bond

RACE: A socially constructed way of grouping people based on skin color and other apparent physical differences, which has no genetic or scientific basis. The ideology of race has become embedded in our identities, institutions, and culture and is used as a basis for discrimination and domination.

Race and Racial Identity are Social Constructs
(3 Minute Read)
This article is about how race is not a proven concept,
but instead a social construct.

Reframing Racial Identity
Watch this video to see an alternative way of looking at racial identity based on varying cultures.

Institute for the Study of "Race" and Social Justice
Contains resources and information about race and social justice based out of the University of New Mexico.
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