The University of Richmond considers you a victim or an oppressor. Depending on your classification, you can either be a victim or an oppressor.
According to the college’s Equity Page, they are big on belonging.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.
To make Richmond a welcoming place for all, we must all work together. This is how we can fulfill our mission to “educate students for a life of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a diverse world.”
To which group will you belong? The UR makes it clear you belong with whites and all those who have left.
The Equity page features five tabs. One tab is called “Antiracism”. This school discusses both intention and an explicitly structural ideology.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. To achieve racial equality, we must build a foundation of antiracist policies and practices.
Kimberle Crist from UCLA Law previously stated that antiracism seeks to eliminate whiteness.
Anti-racism is the active dismantling of privileges and everyday practices that promote and normalize white supremacy.
The University is committed to “White Antiracism”.
White antiracism is supported by campus communities that offer learning opportunities about race, racism, and antiracism. To relieve the pressure on people of color, we want to encourage white antiracism efforts.
You can find your place on the school’s White Antiracism webpage.
Antiracism requires white people to be active in their work. White Antiracism aims to reduce the pressure on people of color to educate others about race and support those who want to make a difference.
Interested parties have access to UR’s white Antiracism Listserv — or just a little bit more information at lunch.
The lunchtime discussion series on white antiracism offers an informal platform for people to share their experiences and talk about them. The lunchtime discussion series about white antiracism focuses on how white people can better practice racism. It is an informal forum for people to talk and share their experiences with whiteness.
Be aware of your “bodies” because they are what makes you unique.
This academic year’s theme is embodiment and practice. We are going to be (1) focusing on how racism feels in our bodies, and (2) being more deliberate about putting antiracism in action, i.e. Acting.
Education has made great strides toward pre-Civil Rights segregation. Our love of pairings is still strong. This would be white according to anti-white warriors.
The University of Richmond aims to fight oppression through ideological separation.
Where is America headed? What’s the future? While we may be united, the wait is not short.