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 […]

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 […]

“When I Think About #America” – A Personal & Societal Perspective on #Politics #History #Racism from a #BIPOC

FULL ARTICLE AT MEDIUM: “When I think about America, I think of the multi-millions of Indigenous peoples who were killed, who were raped, who had their children ripped from their arms or who died from diseases deliberately introduced. I think of the African peoples torn from their lands, their cultures, their professions and histories, drowning […]

21 Nov. #Documentary #Screening & Discussion in #Berlin with Xart Splitta & Guest – Karin Louise Hermes

Where – Hasanheide 73, 10967 Berlin Time – 7pm-10pm Language– German & English (film & discussion) Cost – Donations accepted for facilities Facebook Event page   November is Native American Heritage Month, a national holiday in the USA. But there and here in Germany, the dehumanization and objectification of Indigenous peoples, and the minimization or erasure of […]