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An Exploratory Paper on Understanding Whiteness

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This chapter examines Whiteness as a category. The aim of this work is to contribute to understanding and deconstructing Whiteness; this is done (loosely) within the framework of Whiteness Studies. The main argument is that anti-Blackness anchors and centers Whiteness. Whiteness is situated at the center; an ideal Whiteness occupies the core of the center while White ethnicities orbit the core.

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Black Race Model Minority White Privilege Straight Hair Center Whiteness 
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