lori pierce

lori pierce is associate professor of American Studies at DePaul University, where she teaches courses on Asian American history and American Buddhism. An earlier version of this statement appeared in the pamphlet “Making the Invisible Visible: Healing Racism in Our Buddhist Communities” (pub. 2000).

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Racism with a Smile

The current media vogue is to construe racism as something neo-Nazis, skinheads, or other marginal bigots do. This absolves the rest of us from taking responsibility not just for individual acts of discrimination and bias on a daily basis, but also for the ways in which white supremacy reinforces and guarantees white skin privilege. Racism […]

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