Today, I don’t label people as racist, but instead, focus on naming and interrupting racist behaviors and attitudes. When people are called racist, they almost always shut down, get defensive, or fight back: none of these reactions generally leads to increased awareness and behavior change. I … invite people to honestly assess which, if any, of the following types of racist attitudes and behaviors they have ever thought or done.
Due to the decentralized nature of the movement, perceptions of the organization differ widely… This Black Lives Matter test will determine how much you agree with the aims of the movement, using Black Lives Matter’s own stated beliefs and demands.
The main thing to remember while completing this quiz is to be as honest as possible. It is so easy to see the issue and its ramifications in others, really difficult to see it in ourselves… Without some true reflection, there is no way that real progress can be made.
Self assessment is critical for being able to address racism in ourselves and society. Without reflection real progress can not be made.
Which step are you on?
Circumstances as well as attitudes will influence where you are;
there is no goal but awareness.
White fragility is a hindrance to racial healing because it prevents honest conversation. Ask yourself the following (16 questions total).