Struggling for Recognition

The Authority to Claim Recognition

Social recognition among individuals and groups is what keeps together communities. Without it, struggles for justice and freedom are impossible. All struggles for justice include the struggle for the authority and power to claim recognition. Excerpt from the book, Rethinking Misrecognition and Struggles for Recognition: Critical Theory Beyond Honneth. Used […]

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Franz Fanon

Frantz Fanon on Being Black

Frantz Fanon on Being Black “I am black; I am in total fusion with the world, in sympathetic affinity with the earth, losing my id in the heart of the cosmos — and the white man, however intelligent he may be, is incapable of understanding Louis Armstrong or songs from […]

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The Two Wolves Inside

This article has two purposes: to share a decent story and to talk about disrespect for indigenous traditions. First, here is the story of the two wolves: You may have heard the story before because it has made the e-mail rounds several times over the years. In many e-mails and […]

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