An Introduction to the Special Issue on Racial Justice and Anti-racist Practice in Community Psychology
Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice
The proliferation of racially charged incidents in the United States, Europe, Australia and across the world (Dastagir, 2017; Harris & Bogel-Burroughs; Politi, 2016), along with surmounting hate crimes against women, immigrants, LGBTQ+ identified people, and ethnoreligious populations, such as Muslim and Jewish communities (Potok, 2017), have brought an insurgence of activism. The activism, along with the persistence of local, national and transnational community organizing efforts, grassroots mobilization, coalitional emergent strategies, and waves of social movements, have all been aimed at disrupting institutionalized racism and the assemblages of racialized colonial violence. The jaws of colonial power -- as well as colonialism and coloniality that manifest as anti-Black racism, nativism, and intersecting forms of oppression implicated in racialized violence -- must be disrupted and dismantled!
Fernández, J. S., Palmer, G., & Thomas, D. (2021). An Introduction to the Special Issue on Racial Justice and Anti- racist Practice in Community Psychology. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 12(2), https://www.gjcpp.org/en/article.php?issue=39&article=230
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