Index
Aal, William, 13, 17
Abolitionism, 106–8, 228
A≈rmative action: economic status
and, 275–76; education and, 83,
286; ethnicity and, 4, 89; legisla-
tion, 4–7, 20 nn.12, 14, 106; South
Africa and, 125–26
afl-cio, 217–18, 228, 231
African Americans: Asian Americans
and, 131, 286; assimilation and,
302–3; civil rights movement, 4, 5,
102–3; economic status of, 127–28,
129; homosexuality and, 240–41;
Latinos and, 286–87; in the mili-
tary, 240–44, 261 n.7; whiteness
and, 2, 27–28, 31–33, 34 n.22, 77–
81, 249. See also Race and racism
Afrocentric curriculum, 142–47, 151,
153–57, 160
aids activism, 243, 248–53, 258
Alexander, M. Jacqui, 13, 169, 172
Allen, Theodore, 13, 191
Almaguer, Tomàs, 288
Alterman, Eric, 220, 232
American Anthropological Associa-
tion, 269
American Federation of Labor, 119
American Sociological Association,
86–92
Angelou, Maya, 216
Anti-Racism Institute of Clergy and
Laity Concerned (Chicago), 271, 277
Antiracist activism: civil rights move-
ment, 91, 102–5, 244–45, 263 n.30,
268–70, 289; diversity training,
295–96, 301–2; in the gay commu-
nity, 235, 248, 254–56, 259, 297–
98; organizations, 49–51, 271–77,
289–90; whiteness and, 83, 153–57,
160–61, 254–56, 266–67, 305–6.
See also Race and racism
Anti-semitism, 221, 276
Anzaldúa, Gloria, 170
Apartheid, 122, 124–25, 127, 133 n.1
Aronowitz, Stanley, 226
Asian Americans: African Americans
and, 131, 286; Committee against
Anti-Asian Violence (caaav), 272,
277–81; economic status of, 281–
82; education and, 35–36; Organi-
zation of Asian Women, 280; vio-
lence against, 279–81, 283–84;
whiteness of, 21 n.22, 89, 178 n.6
Assimilation, 302–7
Baldwin, James, 207, 236, 259, 307
Berman, Paul, 215, 219–21, 226, 232
Bernier, François, 26, 31, 33
Bérubé, Allan, 13, 16, 242, 262 n.17
Bhabha, Homi, 171–72
Biology and genetics, 8, 42 n.11, 101,
104, 115–17, 121–22, 133 n.2, 192
Black Lesbian and Gay Leadership
Forum, 244
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