Tag Archives: race

Imagine you are in Germany. The year is 1937. You are Black.

Since it is Black History Month, I would like to use the opportunity to point out this film project to you. Rheinland is a movie about one of the descendants of the black soldiers, who were stationed in West Germany, … Continue reading

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I’m yet another black guy! – Or: Yeah, sorry, it really – again! – is about race.

I am not Samuel L. Jackson. I am not Laurence Fishburne. I’m yet another black guy. In case you are wondering why I have to make such a statement, watch this short (hilarious!) clip: In this clip, an entertainment reporter … Continue reading

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Why I talk about race – or: An inconvenient and painful truth

Outside of this blog, on Facebook and in the real world of Germany, people seem confused, annoyed or puzzled about me talking about race, racism and privilege a lot. Some people are just uncomfortable with the topic, others simply don’t … Continue reading

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The White man’s (or: alien’s) journey

I wonder if anyone teaches courses on the problems white people have when trying to be non-racist and ‘good allies’ to black people and PoC. If they do, they should be using this 5th season episode of 3rd Rock from … Continue reading

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