Been wanting to share this PDF with y’all for a minute and now that I’ve located it on my hard drive I can.
Racism Without Racists is essentially a hyper-academic version of everything you see a lot of us folks of color posting about on tumblr. Peep the table of contents:
1 The Strange Enigma of Race in Contemporary America 1
2 The Central Frames of Color-Blind Racism 25
3 The Style of Color Blindness: How to Talk Nasty about Minorities without Sounding Racist 53
4 ‘‘I Didn’t Get That Job Because of a Black Man’’: Color-Blind Racism’s Racial Stories 75
5 Peeking Inside the (White) House of Color Blindness: The Significance of Whites’ Segregation 103
6 Are All Whites Refined Archie Bunkers? An Examination of White Racial Progressives 131
7 Are Blacks Color Blind, Too? 151 8 E Pluribus Unum or the Same Old Perfume in a New Bottle?
On the Future of Racial Stratification in the United States 177
9 Conclusion: ‘‘The (Color-Blind) Emperor Has No Clothes’’: Exposing the Whiteness of Color Blindness 207
10 Queries: Answers to Questions from Concerned Readers 219
Silva breaks down the way racism works in this country and he masterfully outlines every single stupid arguement people use to justify their racism or racist beliefs as well as shuts them down.
If you want a crash course in colorblind white fuckery, this book is for you.