A Free #BIPOC Lesson on Why You Get Ignored: Western Values, #Indigenous Reality & Reciprocity

Think about it. Stop, open your mind and think about it. Think about several things. How is colonialism and racism still being perpetuated today in the things you may do, and how, yes, it is extremely problematic and needs to stop. Let’s consider the topic of Cultural appropriation as an example. It’s the number one […]

Airing 13 February on #3Sat: “Ich bin kein Kostum!” #CulturalAppropriation #Racism & #Discrimination in #Germany

Airing 13 February 2021 at 19:20, “Ich bin kein Kostüm!” a documentary by Karsen Gravert, ZDF and Tobias Winkler / Kobalt Productions. I was interviewed along with other educators and specialists on the topics of cultural appropriation, discrimination and the real effects of racism, privilege and apathy in Germany. Will it be a hardline based […]

Beyond the White/Black Binary of #Racism: #Documentary screening/Q&A on “Forget Winnetou!” -Feb.27th

Join me and a special guest on 27 February 2021, for an online screening & discussion of the documentary, “Forget Winnetou! Loving in the Wrong Way”. View trailers and other videos at VIMEO. This event is part of a series by Exil – Osnabrücker Zentrum für Flüchtlinge e.V., titled “Schwartz ist der Ozean”. It starts […]

Repatriation, Racism & Eurocentrism in #Germany – Why I had to complete #documentary #ForgetWinnetou!

6yrs later. And don’t dare say, “You have to be patient, these things take time”. Why? Because that is solely based on White time and privilege. They don’t need any praise for this either, many treated the topic and Natives shamefully. And the continued minimization of stereotypes and hobbyism (by some Natives, too), and the […]

The Persistence of False Equivalents & the Justification of “Indian” Experts – Twitter’ing

I work everyday in some way with BIPOC and persons of European heritage who are working to make the world a better place for all peoples, albeit they may be doing so in quite different ways. It’s a multi-faceted problem our world is facing, so of course, multi-faceted and many-vectored ways are needed to create […]