Browsing: Everyday Racism

“Marzahn migrant.”: Under this title, social and cultural anthropologist Dr. Urmila Goel talks in her lecture about (anti-)racism, gentrification and (in)visibility in public space. And about West German perspectives on the East Berlin district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf.

In this video, cabaret artist Idil Nuna Baydar talks about everyday racism and attacks the simple-minded defense mechanisms of parts of the German majority society in the form of her artificial character Jilet Ayşe.

The singer-songwriter and activist Fasia Jansen, born in Hamburg in 1929, fought all her life against racism, economic and social exploitation, against war and for emancipation and equal rights for women.

European-flavored chips, gas station Nazis, bell hooks “all about love,” the German literary establishment: in this text, Olivia Wenzel, a playwright and performer from Berlin, writes about her writing between things like these.

The campaign’s volunteer activists support those affected by racist police violence in a spirit of solidarity and partisanship, for example by referring them to lawyers, psychologists or counseling centers, as well as observing and accompanying them during court proceedings.

“Teaching materials and didactics critical of racism for many subjects” is the subtitle of the reader, designed by editors Marcin Michalski and Ramses Michael Oueslati for different grade levels and types of schools.

The publication from the series “Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte” (From Politics and Contemporary History), published by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education), brings together contributions on Afrofuturism, enslavement and the cotton industry, the history of the racist “White Supremacy” movement in the USA or the novel “Underground Railroad” by the US writer Colson Whitehead, among other topics.

“Struggles for Reparations for Colonialism and the Enslavement Trade.” Under this motto, the blog gathered contributions in the form of texts, videos, links or event notes from October 2015 to December 2016.

The debut single by Cologne rapper Leila Akinyi talks lightly and proudly about her self-image as a Black woman in Germany.