Challenges of Multiracial Antiracist Activism: Racial Consciousness and Chief Wahoo

@article{Jacobs2012ChallengesOM,
  title={Challenges of Multiracial Antiracist Activism: Racial Consciousness and Chief Wahoo},
  author={Michelle R. Jacobs and Tiffany Taylor},
  journal={Critical Sociology},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={687 - 706}
}
We explore how white activists’ racial identity struggles might disrupt effective antiracist action in multiracial organizations. Drawing on data collected through participant observation and interviews, we examine the struggles of a small, multiracial antiracist organization that protests the Cleveland baseball franchise’s ‘Indians’ name and Chief Wahoo mascot. White activists’ racial consciousness, or awareness of white racism and white privilege, compels them to participate in the group… 

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