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Barba discusses how “community” and “diversity” become activated in white spaces, highlighting findings from interviews with white residents of a borough in Boston that show how racism becomes activated to create and maintain difference, even in progressive spaces. Join Barba in exploring the work needed to advance racial equity through questioning the stories white residents tell themselves to rationalize systemic racial inequality
This presentation was part of the Contemporary Issues Faculty Lecture Series.
April 6, 2021
Place and Environment | Politics and Social Change | Race and Ethnicity
Barba, Miguel Montalva, "The Problem with Community and Diversity in White Spaces" (2021). Contemporary Issues Faculty Lectures. 1.