The action of blaming an individual or group for something when, in reality, there is no one person or group responsible for the problem. It targets another person or group as responsible for problems in society because of that person’s group identity. (46)
One who is expressing the racist idea that a permanently inferior racial group can never be developed and is supporting policies that isolate and divide away that racial group.
Policies and practices that are geared toward isolating, dividing, enslaving, incarcerating, deporting and killing people of races that are deemed inferior (18)
Shows Centering BIPOC Performers
Shows with a predominately BIPOC principal cast
Shows with a predominately BIPOC ensemble cast
A concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society. This is measured by the explicit and tacit terms for the distribution of power, wealth, education, healthcare, and other opportunities for personal activity and social privileges. (89)
Characteristics imposed upon groups of people because of their race, nationality, and sexual orientation. These characteristics tend to be oversimplifications of the groups involved and, even if they seem "positive," stereotypes are harmful. (56)
Stories Centering BIPOC Artists and Experiences
Works written about BIPOC folks
Works written to star BIPOC folks
Works written by BIPOC folks
Works with music composed by BIPOC folks
Works written with a predominately BIPOC cast
Works where BIPOC storylines are at the forefront of the action of the story.
Works written for BIPOC audiences
These guidelines also cover stories centering Black and American indian, Native Alaskan Native Hawaiian when those groups are being specifically named in place of the larger BIPOC moniker. These guidelines also cover companies centering BIPOC artists when a company is named. (3)
Includes the policies and practices entrenched in established institutions, which result in the exclusion or promotion of designated groups. It differs from overt discrimination in that no individual intent is necessary.
The actor fills a principal role and appears in one or more scenes. Although important to the storyline, the role is not a lead character. (11)
18. How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi
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