AfrikaBurn 2023: 24 to 30 April

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This information pack provides links to South African history, data and statistics, diversity theory and a couple of simple practical exercises, to help us better understand AfrikaBurn within the context of the Burn Community and AfrikaBurn within the context of South Africa and the African continent. It’s an opportunity to bring awareness to own power and positions that we carry as individuals.

Bolded links to articles are must reads.

Other links provide background and are recommended reading.

Table 2: Racism, micro-aggressions, white privilege and fragility

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4 Ways White People Can Process Their Emotions Without Bringing the White Tears

Jonathan Jansen: Dear White Brothers and Sisters, We Need To Talk…

How microaggressions are like mosquito bites, same difference

Aamer Rahman (Fear of the Brown Planet) Reverse Racism

Eusebius McKaiser Not a racist? Then do something

Things White People can do to process their emotional responses to conversations about race

How I learned to stop worrying and learned how to love discussing race

Melanie Funchess – Implicit Bias

Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race

5 types of Becky’s

Check privilege when asking people of color for labor

Table 4: Perceptions of AfrikaBurn and Burning Man

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Dancing in the name of capitalism

Hard Questions 1 – Devin Isaacs

AfrikaBurn: The unbearable burning of whiteness

Burning Man: A ‘’White People Thing’’?

Table 5: Disability

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Disability rights

Accepted Disability Terminology

Table 7: Diversity, culture, power and identity

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Diversity Continuum

Culture Iceberg

Power Flower

Rusty Radiator

Aren't Pop-up Messages Annoying?

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