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'Coming to Terms With Racism’s Inertia: Ancestral Accountability' with Rachel Cargle

Rachel Cargle

TEDxBend

3 September 2019

In this talk Rachel Cargle addresses the modern manifestations of the racism the US was built on and calls for more intentional accountability, allyship and antiracist action.

When it comes to race relations there is often the argument "Well I didnt own slaves" as a dismissive attempt to seperate onesself from the effects and realities of the racial divide in the United States. In this talk Rachel Cargle addresses the modern manifestations of the racism the US was built on and calls for more intenional accountability, allyship and antiracist action.

 

Rachel Elizabeth Cargle is an Ohio born writer and lecturer. Her activist and academic work are rooted in providing intellectual discourse, tools, and resources that explore the intersection of race and womanhood. She spearheads the online learning platform Loveland Hall and she is a monthly columnist at HarpersBaaar.com. Rachel is currently a student at Columbia University studying anthropology and a research fellow at the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.

 

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

Learn more about Rachel Cargle and her work and services here.

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