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We seek to enhance recognition and citation of black academic voices. Our approach requires a shift from traditional citation practices that are passive and white-centric to active citation practices that both quantify and equilibrate racial representation.
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This MLK Day, we invite Black scholars to Protect Your Energy. Inspired by Eso Tolson, a gifted artist who creates "projects to uplift, inspire, and celebrate people".
Originating from the nineteenth-century world fairs and expositions that exhibited living non-European people and their cultural objects as spectacles and sources of curiosity for a white European gaze, the modern-day museum’s antecedents in coloniality continue to lay bare their legacies. Museums still display looted cultural objects without transparency.
As we end the month of celebrating our history, let us also remind ourselves of how favored we are to be clothed in such resilient, Black beautiful skin. Check out the 5 minute meditation and feel free to share with anyone who might need a short reminder of their own.