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iOwnTheWorld reports:

Cheryl E. Matias is an “Assistant Professor & Motherscholar, Ph.D. in Race and Gender Studies in Education” (at the University of Colorado at Denver), who “Studies the Emotionality and Psychoanalytics of Whiteness”.

Her article, Why do you make me hate myself?: Re-Teaching Whiteness, Abuse, and Love in Urban Teacher Education, was published in Teaching Education this year.

In her article, Matias writes that teachers must address “normalized, oppressive Whiteness”, saying that a “colorblind” society cannot truly exist in the United States.

The study of race, racism, and exertions of Whiteness are rarely recognized as a substantive issue in teacher education and the teaching profession. … We cannot even begin to address symptoms, such as the racial achievement gap, if we do not address the underlying diseases of racism and Whiteness.

She teaches that “Whiteness” is a disease.

And here’s another sentence of hers to arouse your disbelief and scornful laughter:  “[Another academic] argued that white fragility plays an essential role in the maintenance of Whiteness and when unfettered, the consequences can be dire.”

What can that possibly mean? What exactly has been “fettered”? “White fragility”? How do you fetter fragility? Or the “maintenance of Whiteness”? How do you fetter maintenance? Or Whiteness itself? How do you fetter Whiteness?

You can read the whole nonsensical thing in pdf form by going here and passing a short exam set by Google.

But be warned. It is all gibberish, balderdash, blather, gobbledygook, tripe, hogwash, baloney, bilge, bunkum, twaddle and poppycock.

And it is all too typical of the gibberish etc. that is now being taught in American universities.

Posted under education, United States by Jillian Becker on Monday, November 23, 2015

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This post has 2 comments.

  • …perhaps this professor is what is wrong with academia…

  • liz

    Isn’t it such a relief to know someone has finally discovered our horrible problem?
    And all these millennia we never guessed whiteness could be a disease! It had to take a real genius to figure that out! Now all we need is a genius to discover the cure.
    (Let me guess – self-imposed suicide of the entire race.)
    Onward and upward, to scale the heights of embarrassing asininity!