Understand Identity and Racism
- If Mat-Su was a person, how would you describe them?
- Why do you picture Mat-Su as the person you pictured?
Individual Racism is the way in which we perpetuate racism on an individual basis2.
Systemic Racism is a system that continually advantages one racial group and systematically disadvantages another over time2.
2 Source: Western States Center’s Dismantling Racism: A Resource Book for Social Change Groups. Defining Racism Handout
- What stood out for you?
- What is the difference between individual and systemic racism?
- How does systemic racism show up in your life?