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on race and activism Are controversial and people often have different ideas of what is the meaning of certain phrases. Their Life experiences will also affect how You define this. So Radio 1 news chat was beat with a couple of people for their interpretations and perspectives.
Kehinde Andrews is a professor of black studies at Birmingham City University, Director of the centre for Social research, founder of the organization of Black unity, and co-chair of The Black Studies Association. JT flowers is a 26-year-old American rapper, students, and activists living in the UK.White Privilege
White Privilege - a term that some find it annoying and offensive - refers to the concept that the people's Basic Rights and benefits, simply they Are white because. It does not mean that You have suffered hardship, or that your color has not don ' T have a hard Life - only made it more difficult.
JT feels Some People get defensive, because this term understood it wrong.
"You could be a white person and still be poor, and a lack of access to education, or face a language barrier in the workplace. It does not mean that they Are not disadvantaged in any other way," he says Newsbeat. "It only means, with respect to this one particular Thing - their race and skin color - You do not have the luxury of being able to think.
"It means that the luxury, step out in the location, without having to fear that they Are discriminated or in any way, because of the color of their skin," he says.
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Kehinde believes that the advantages can be of white, "psychological" and "it is not an advantage for white, because they Are treated in the same way. "
Kehinde tells us the phrase "White Privilege " was first written to explain the famous black civil rights activist, William Du Bois in The 1930S , such as the white workers In America , benefited from segregation and the color of their skin.
Many claim that Black People must be treated with an additional burden of worrying about how they Are , because how people perceive You . Speaking in a special show on BBC Radio 1Xtra, Dj Ace , a "big Black Man with a beard said," people find him "scary".
"I am aware that my aesthetic is scary to some White People . Sometimes I could "tone it down' and that makes me uncomfortable".
White Savior, is generally used to describe someone who seems to believe that certain communities"need to save".
He says in the online space, and activism, it is used in the rule, to the point, if someone "takes it upon himself to speak on behalf of the Black People , or marginalized people," sometimes without understanding the circumstances.
after the line, Comic Relief 's co-founder, The Writer and Director Richard Curtis said, is to show the love benefit would be to give less and less prominent in her films, and "be very careful, votes to people" who live in the areas.Ally / allyship
At first glance, this seems to be a contradiction to the "white Savior".
"It's what White People do?" tells Kehinde.Ally , You need to. people an "accomplice"
All lives matter
JT believes that people who say that can't understand what the "black lives matter" means sentence.
"imagine burning in front of your house and someone comes to You and says, 'Hey, all the houses no matter. '
"your answer would be along the lines of," yeah, but your house is not On Fire , so that, if all the houses that matter, and your house is in order, then why is it so much to ask that You to care if My House is On Fire ?'"
Silence = violence
Again, a controversial phrase that basically means, that The Best way to a Problem is correct is to talk about it and remain calm, explain what's going on.
"to speak of the refusal or failure, You have to be okay with things, like.
JT realized, many people may feel uncomfortable, speak or feel, it is not your place.
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