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Sat Jun 13, 2020, 12:13 AM

The Pyramid of White Supremacy (two versions)






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These are worthy of printing and daily contemplation, even if only one item a day.

Baby steps are still progress.......

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Reply The Pyramid of White Supremacy (two versions) (Original post)
KY_EnviroGuy Jun 2020 OP
Karadeniz Jun 2020 #1
KY_EnviroGuy Jun 2020 #4
Amishman Jun 2020 #7
ismnotwasm Jun 2020 #9
burrowowl Jun 2020 #2
murielm99 Jun 2020 #3
KY_EnviroGuy Jun 2020 #5
AllyCat Jun 2020 #6
Duppers Jun 2020 #8

Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Original post)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 12:17 AM

1. Those are fantastic!

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 01:16 AM

4. Ran across one of those by accident on twitter and then.....

did a search to find downloadable graphics and found the second one.

Also discovered that many schools use those to teach diversity and equality.

Form a class description I found from the Salisbury University in Maryland:

The pyramid ranks various concepts on different levels according to severity, with “Indifference” forming the base of the pyramid and “Genocide” residing at the top.

“In a pyramid, every brick depends upon the one below it for support,” an accompanying caption explains. “If the bricks at the bottom are removed, the whole structure comes tumbling down.”

Things like “avoiding confrontation with racist family members,” “remaining apolitical,” or saying “politics doesn’t affect me” make up the base of the Pyramid of White Supremacy, directly underneath forms of “minimization” such as “denial of white privilege” and “not believing experiences of POC [people of color].”

The next level up is “veiled racism,” which the graphic defines to include “cultural appropriation” and a “Euro-centric curriculum.”

Worse still, according to the pyramid, are “anti-immigration policies,” “stop and frisk” policing strategies, and “funding schools locally,” all of which fall under the category of “discrimination.”


As we might expect, right-wing student groups get a big butt hurt over these studies.......

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 04:55 AM

7. Those do not align with the literal definition

White supremacy is the believe that whites are better than others races. That is the definition.

There are numerous points on those charts that do not match that definition or even run opposite to it.

Colorblindness is a good example. It is not a white supremacist concept and it's definition is incompatible with the definition of white supremacy. "a color blind society is one where racial classification does not limit a person's opportunities." Remaining Apolitical is another glaring example.

Words have meanings and definitions. In those charts are defining the degrees of not being a progressive on racial issues, not what is white supremacy. They overreached and outstepped the literal core definition.

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Response to Amishman (Reply #7)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 10:15 AM

9. definitions can definitions be part of white supremacy

If dictionary definitions is the hill you make your stand on, that’s your business, I guess.

White supremacy is a world white social construct due to colonialism. “Colorblindness” as a concept, is a reaction in the first place to racism.

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Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Original post)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 12:19 AM

2. Kick

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Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Original post)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 01:04 AM

3. What are AAVE and

BlPOC? I would like know before I print this. And thank you for posting!

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 01:26 AM

5. Not absolutely certain but...

I believe AAVE is African-American Vernacular English.....

See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African-American_Vernacular_English

and BLPOC is Black People of Color.

Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.......

And you're welcome! I feel simple awareness is a powerful tool for self-improvement in many areas of human troubles. Tools like these help to keep the awareness square in my face.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 03:12 AM

6. BIPOC is Black, Indigenous, and People of Color

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Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Original post)

Sat Jun 13, 2020, 09:45 AM

8. K & R

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