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The Committee Against Anti-Black Racism (CAABR) sets learning goals taught through class.
Anti-Racism Learning Goals
- Define power, racism, anti-racism, anti-Black racism, Whiteness, White supremacy and their intersections with other marginalized identities (e.g., gender, class, ability status, and sexuality). Identify and explain their impact at individual, community, institutional, and systemic levels.
- Explain and demonstrate how structural racism shapes inequality and inequity within the United States and globally (e.g., through the creation and implementation of policy). Identify and evaluate antiracist interventions against structural racism at the individual, community, institutional, and systemic levels.
- Identify and assess how institutionalized and state-sanctioned racist violence are deployed as instruments of control and oppression. Identify and evaluate antiracist interventions against racist violence at the individual, community, institutional, and systemic levels.
- Critically evaluate the impact of White supremacy on the practices of academic disciplines. Identify and evaluate antiracist interventions against white supremacy in academic disciplines.
- Demonstrate the ability to decenter Whiteness and center the contributions of Black artists, activists, communities, and scholars.
- Describe the various strategies which Black communities have used to resist, disrupt, adapt, and experience joy in the midst of their struggle for survival, citizenship, equity, and human dignity.
- Practice dialogue across difference, including critically and thoughtfully responding (written and orally) to questions, and initiating conversations about power, racism, anti-racism, anti-Black