This week, we're talking about respectability politics and how it relates to the word "coon" and "shucking and jiving". We also discuss why subscribing to respectability politics will not save you or make you the exception to the rule.
Respectability politics: "When minority and/or marginalized groups are told (or teach themselves) that in order to receive better treatment from the group in power, they must behave better or present themselves as being different from the group at large.”
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