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Humanity in the Black: Applying Counter-Racist Logic in Schools

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Humanity in the Black explores the theoretical framework of Counter-Racist Logic created by Neely Fuller Jr. as a defense mechanism for humans politically classified as black. The purpose of this dissertation is to display how Counter-Racist Logic can eliminate the cancerous confusion caused by the social construct of race. Humans who have been assigned to the racial target called “black” will be able to courageously acknowledge the social construct of race, acknowledge the effects of identifying with a description of a race, and how to use logic to counter the religious white superiority belief system (Fuller, 2016). The method used to facilitate this exploration is a combination of Comedy and Hip Hop. They both activate what Fuller (1984) describes as a process of thought, speech, and action.

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Humanity in the Black explores the theoretical framework of Counter-Racist Logic created by Neely Fuller Jr. as a defense mechanism for humans politically classified as black. The purpose of this dissertation is to display how Counter-Racist Logic can eliminate the cancerous confusion caused by the social construct of race. Humans who have been assigned to the racial target called “black” will be able to courageously acknowledge the social construct of race, acknowledge the effects of identifying with a description of a race, and how to use logic to counter the religious white superiority belief system (Fuller, 2016). The method used to facilitate this exploration is a combination of Comedy and Hip Hop. They both activate what Fuller (1984) describes as a process of thought, speech, and action.

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Stream B: Curriculum Dialogues

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Humanity in the Black: Applying Counter-Racist Logic in Schools

Stream B: Curriculum Dialogues

Humanity in the Black explores the theoretical framework of Counter-Racist Logic created by Neely Fuller Jr. as a defense mechanism for humans politically classified as black. The purpose of this dissertation is to display how Counter-Racist Logic can eliminate the cancerous confusion caused by the social construct of race. Humans who have been assigned to the racial target called “black” will be able to courageously acknowledge the social construct of race, acknowledge the effects of identifying with a description of a race, and how to use logic to counter the religious white superiority belief system (Fuller, 2016). The method used to facilitate this exploration is a combination of Comedy and Hip Hop. They both activate what Fuller (1984) describes as a process of thought, speech, and action.