stamped: racism, antiracism, and you chapter 1

That was all it took. I was taught that ignorant and hateful people had produced racist ideas, and that these racist people had instituted racist policies. Because no one likes a show-off. Because the answer is the very first university in America, ever (remember, this society is all brand-new!) So, all that antiracist talk coming from the Mennonites was shut down because slaveholders didn’t like their business talked about like it was wrong. An antiracist America where our skin color is as irrelevant as the colors of the clothes over our skin. Where he was. And in 1689, New Englanders did just that. But the idea of it all let the new enslavers off the emotional hook and portrayed them as benevolent do-gooders “cleaning up” the Africans. “Section 1 - 1415 - 1728.” Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown and Company, 2020, pp. Does that make sense? So, he had to devise a way to turn poor Whites and poor Blacks against each other, so that they’d be forever separated and unwilling to join hands and raise fists against the elite. When the evil, tyrannical, and hypersexual Ham (goes HAM and) has sex on the ark, God wills that Ham’s descendants will be dark and disgusting, and the whole world will look at them as symbols of trouble. The church wasn’t just a place of worship. Blake created white privileges so that poor white citizens could 1) be pardoned for any rebellious act, and 2) abuse Africans with impunity. You’re thinking, How could anyone know who the world’s first racist was? “A racist idea is any idea that suggests something is wrong or right, superior or inferior, better or worse about a racial group. This is NOT a history book. I write about the history of racism to understand racism today. And that the souls and the potential of the souls were equal, but not the skin. What school, do you think, was the first to get the Puritan touch? Well, if Gomes Eanes de Zurara was the king of anything (which he wasn’t), he would’ve been King Gomes of Racism. And the excuses they gave to avoid baptizing slaves were: AS I MENTIONED BEFORE, AFTER ZURARA’S NONSENSE documentation about slave trading and the savage nature of Africans, many other Europeans started to write their own testimonies and theories. A book to help us better understand why we are where we are. I’m no math whiz, but if Black people make up 13 percent of the US population, then Black people should make up somewhere close to 13 percent of the Americans killed by the police, and somewhere close to 13 percent of the Americans sitting in prisons. So, all that antiracist talk coming from the Mennonites was shut down because slaveholders didn’t like their business talked about like it was wrong. He used his storytelling skills to paint a heroic portrait of Prince Henry and King John's colonization of Morocco. But while he was avoiding his bullies at Harvard, trying to use his words and doing anything he could to walk a righteous path in the eyes of God, there was a tension brewing between New England and “Old” England. And guess what they did during the development of Harvard? There will come a time. To know the present is to know yourself. And Aristotle, though held up as one of the greatest Greek philosophers of all time, famous for things we will not be discussing here because this is not a history book, believed something else he’s not nearly as famous for. I hardly wanted to read them, though. A generation later, slavery touched down in the newly colonized America. Some may believe race isn’t an issue anymore, that it’s a thing of the past, old tales of bad times. Once the witch hunt eventually died down, the Massachusetts authorities apologized to the accused, reversed the convictions of the trials, and provided reparations in the early 1700s. Even before Thomas Jefferson and the other founders declared independence in 1776, Americans were arguing over racial inequities, over why they exist and persist, and over why White Americans as a group were prospering more than Black Americans as a group. Cotton Mather, the mutual descendent of John Cotton and Richard Mather, continued the legacy begun by his forefathers. And in nearly every instance, “the devil” who was preying upon innocent White Puritans was described as Black. A new set of racist codes. The book you’re holding is a remix of my book, Stamped from the Beginning, a narrative history of racist and antiracist ideas. After Gomes Eanes de Zurara’s ridiculous, money-grabbing lie, there were other European “race theorists” who followed suit, using his text as a jumpingoff point for their own concepts and racist ideas to justify the enslavement of Africans. I’m an African American. “The body was like that of a Monkey,” the observer added. And, fearing that the anger that caused the uprising would go from the British elites to the elites right at home—meaning him—he created a new villain as a distraction. Cotton and Mather gained wealth and notoriety in the United States, and they later went on to found Harvard University. An invisible demon (cue the scary music). More of a shakedown man, a kidnapper getting a commission for bringing the king captives. Richard Baxter was clearly out of his mind.). Kind of. I love terms like this here: folktale. There are only two potential explanations for racial inequity, for why White people were free and Black people were enslaved in the United States. But don’t. And the reason this was a one-up on his competitors, the Spanish and Italians, was because they were still enslaving eastern Europeans, as in White people (not called White people back then). It was like racist algebra. He believed that the most unblemished, purest, perfect minds belonged to Whites, which basically meant Africans had dirty brains. There will come a time when Americans will realize that the only thing wrong with Black people is that they think something is wrong with Black people. Uh-oh. Thankfully. Further, it spotlights the work of antira-cists and those who have resisted the racist ideas and policies that shape this nation. Like, real haters. This theory, which is called polygenesis, broke the race conversation wide open. And when I say creative, I mean trash. In the book’s opening paragraph, Reynolds and Kendi draw a clear distinction between segregationists, assimilationists, and antiracists. Reynolds has given Gomes Eanes de Zurara the title “World’s First Racist.” In doing so, Reynolds spotlights the power of the written word and how it can be used as a force for evil. 1. I think he is saying that he wants you to understand how racism works in society, generally and systemically and globally, so that you will understand how it impacts you personally and other Americans. While Italian philosopher Lucilio Vanini wrote that Africans had their own creation story and thus were not human. This book, this not history history book, this present book, is meant to take you on a race journey from then to now, to show why we feel how we feel, why we live how we live, and why this poison, whether recognizable or unrecognizable, whether it’s a scream or a whisper, just won’t go away. He was eventually freed by Pope Leo X, who converted him to Christianity, renamed him Johannes Leo (he later become known as Leo Africanus, or Leo the African), and possibly commissioned him to write a survey of Africa. But whenever people rise up against bad things, bad things tend to get worse. Samsa, B.. Cooper, James ed. So, he had to devise a way to turn poor Whites and poor Blacks against each other, so that they’d be forever separated and unwilling to join hands and raise fists against the elite. Racist and antiracist ideas have lived in human minds for nearly six hundred years. They’re also the words we’ll be using to describe you. (First of all, could you imagine someone on the Travel Channel telling you that you’re cursed? The under-recorded, under-analyzed racial disparities between female victims of lethal police force may be even greater. Racist ideas cause people to look at an innocent Black face and see a criminal. As devout followers of Aristotle, Cotton and Mather justified slavery and embedded their racist teachings into the religious and educational systems of the colonies. So, Cotton Mather, though a recent graduate of Harvard and a God-fearing, sermonizing, well-read man, had a problem on his hands because… he was rich. The misinterpreted, misrepresented owners of this terrain—the Native Americans. And these racist ideas make people ignorant about racism and hateful of racial groups. Both segregationists and assimilationists, as I call these racist positions in Stamped from the Beginning, think Black people are to blame for racial inequity. Pory set the price of tobacco, and thereby helped to create the nation’s first cash crop. A frequent public speaker, Kendi specializes in the history of racism and antiracism. There will come a time when racist ideas will no longer obstruct us from seeing the complete and utter abnormality of racial disparities. A visual of this kind of statistic could drive it home. One Puritan accuser described the devil as “a little black bearded man”; another saw “a black thing of a considerable bigness.” The next day, Cotton Mather, one of New England’s greatest God-fearing scholars, was dead. Defiance seemed like a stronger play. A thing that directly connects to Zurara, and the curse and climate theories and everything we’ve talked about thus far. Instead, what this is, is a book that contains history. I am evolving, I will make mistakes, but it is so important to keep having conversations, and I am learning to listen so much more. It was kind of like saying (or to him, proving) that Africans weren’t actually human. The #1 New York Times bestselling, "must-read" (San Francisco Chronicle), "amazingly timely and stunningly accessible" (Jacqueline Woodson) exploration of race and racism from award-winning, beloved authors Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, now in paperback. Black people are five times more likely to be incarcerated than Whites. And if you aren’t saying that, well… you’re a liar. To know the present it to know yourself.” ― Ibram X. Kendi, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You NOTES ON BAXTER: The book opens with a letter from Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, the historian who wrote Stamped From the Beginning, the monograph about the history of racist ideas on which Stamped is based. But he upped the brag by also explaining what made Portugal different from their European neighbors in terms of slave trading. You know the old saying, When the going gets tough, the tough get… racist. And then there are those of you who know that race and, more critical, racism are everywhere. I’m no math whiz, but if Black people make up 13 percent of the US population, then Black people should make up somewhere close to 13 percent of the Americans killed by the police, and somewhere close to 13 percent of the Americans sitting in prisons. Some books told parts of the story. It's not like we are locked into past circumstances. Edwards, whose father had studied under Increase Mather, was a direct descendant of the Mathers’ Puritan thought. AS I MENTIONED BEFORE, AFTER ZURARA’S NONSENSE documentation about slave trading and the savage nature of Africans, many other Europeans started to write their. I wanted to discover the source of racist ideas. All Whites now wielded absolute power to abuse any African person. They make clear that they want to write a history book that is “not a history book,” and to paint a chronology of the United States in a manner that highlights its relevance today. Jason is one of the most gifted writers and thinkers of our time. Because if there’s one thing we all know about humans, it’s that most of us are followers, looking for something to be part of to make us feel better about our own selfishness. A fiction writer? There was a piece in 1664 by the British minister Richard Baxter called A Christian Directory. Being delivered from his stutter was a good thing, because he was destined for the pulpit. And a few hundred years later, this idea would eventually reach America. His name was George Yeardley, and those first twenty slaves, for Yeardley and Pory, were right on time… to work. Both the segregationists and the assimilationists think there is something wrong with Black people and that’s why Black people are on the lower and dying end of racial inequity. They landed in America after treacherous trips, especially Richard Mather, whose ship sailed into a storm in 1635 and almost collided with a massive rock in the ocean. It is possible to change the narratives we present to kids, the discussions we lead, the voices we share and more importantly the ability of educators to be the platform for students to share their stories. CURSE THEORY: It was easy to read, in a conversational style, though of course much of it infuriating to read … And guess what he does when he gets to the new school? But a tricky thing happens with the opening of Harvard. They sold twenty Angolans to that cousin of John Pory. Related Books. A mission from God to help civilize and Christianize the African “savages.”. After Gomes Eanes de Zurara’s ridiculous, money-grabbing lie, there were other European “race theorists” who followed suit, using his text as a jumpingoff point for their own concepts and racist ideas to justify the enslavement of Africans. Cheerled? A history directly connected to our lives as we live them right this minute. After Zurara, many European philosophers and scholars began to write harmful narratives about Africans. Reynolds reads from Chapter 1. Zurara made Prince Henry out to be some kind of youth minister canvassing the street, doing community work, when what Prince Henry really was, was more of a gangster. To know the present it to know yourself.” ― Ibram X. Kendi, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You Section 3 Summary & Analysis Mentor, mentee. The Puritans in New England had already lost homes and dozens of soldiers. And there was no better way to begin his career as a clergyman than for him to co-pastor his father’s (also a preacher) church. At least not like the ones you’re used to reading in school. chapter 1. A book to help us better understand why we are where we are. Historically, there have been three groups involved in this heated argument. The #1 New York Times bestselling, "must-read" (San Francisco Chronicle), "amazingly timely and stunningly accessible" (Jacqueline Woodson) exploration of race and racism from award-winning, beloved authors Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, now in paperback.This is NOT a history book.This is a book about the here and now. Just me? An antiracist idea is any idea that suggests that racial groups are equals. And Aristotle, though held up as one of the greatest Greek philosophers of all time, famous for things we will not be discussing here because this is not a history book, believed something else he’s not nearly as famous for. Order Now → Learn More → Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America . First thing he did was set the price of tobacco, seeing as it would be the country’s cash crop. Everything would be done. Like, King John of Portugal? A book that hopefully will help us better understand why we are where we are as Americans, specifically as our identity pertains to race. I was taught that ignorant and hateful people had produced racist ideas, and that these racist people had instituted racist policies. Let’s all just take a deep breath. The R-word. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You Important Quotes 1. The grandson of two Puritan preachers had to grow up to be one. First thing he did was set the price of tobacco, seeing as it would be the country’s cash crop. They landed in America after treacherous trips, especially Richard Mather, whose ship sailed into a storm in 1635 and almost collided with a massive rock in the ocean. Thanks. The thief known as racism is all around. It’s a condensed version of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning. It's called "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, And You." The Bautista was carrying 350 Angolans, because Latin American slaveholders had already figured out their own slave-trading system and had enslaved 250,000 people. And then there are those of you who know that race and, more critical, racism are everywhere. Historically, there have been three groups involved in this heated argument. But if tobacco was really going to bring in some money, if it was really going to be the natural resource used to power the country, then they would need more human resource to grow it. The antiracists try to transform racism. Now, if you make a lot of money enslaving people, then to defend your business you want people to believe that Black people are fit for slavery. The church was a place of power and influence, and in this new land, John Cotton and Richard Mather had a whole lot of power and influence. Mather wrote a book called Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts and Possessions. Hold it. In 1577, George Best theorized that Africans were the descendants of the Biblical character Ham and thus cursed by God. We might as well just jump in and begin with the world’s first racist. 1. Summary. They use approachable language to describe the defining characteristics of each group. In Stamped the remix Jason Reynolds does a great job providing important information in an accessible format. They headed east, eventually coming upon the shores of Jamestown, Virginia. I don’t know of anyone who would have been better at connecting the past to the present for you. But when I learned the motives behind the production of racist ideas, it became obvious that this folktale, though sensible, was not true. Well, not the two of them together, obviously, but: By the time Cotton Mather heard about Bacon’s Rebellion, he was already in college. When I was growing up, we called this “drinking the Kool-Aid” or “selling out.”. The misinterpreted, misrepresented owners of this terrain—the Native Americans. Zurara made Prince Henry out to be some kind of youth minister canvassing the street, doing community work, when what Prince Henry really was, was more of a gangster. Here comes the cash. Prince Henry was jealous. I did not fully realize that the only thing extraordinary about White people is that they think something is extraordinary about White people. That’s right, the Portuguese were capturing Moorish people, who would become prisoners of war in a war the Moors hadn’t planned on fighting but had to, to survive. Uh-oh. But he upped the brag by also explaining what made Portugal different from their European neighbors in terms of slave trading. Zimmerman’s racist ideas in 2012 transformed an easygoing Trayvon Martin walking home from a 7-Eleven holding watermelon juice and Skittles into a menace to society holding danger. . America at this time was like one of those games where you have to build a world. That seed? And as this racist Christian awakening continued to evolve, as people like Edwards carried on the torch of torture, Cotton Mather continued to age. Well, he’s dead. That would be hard to make happen even now in days is still racism but not as obvious as before. Only the White rebels were pardoned; legislators prescribed thirty lashes for any slave who lifted a hand “against any Christian” (Christian now meant White). But the literature said otherwise. And then there are antiracists. The segregationists and the assimilationists are challenged by antiracists. Exhale and breathe out: See? ORDER NOW → LEARN MORE → How to Be an Antiracist #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. So, these two men, at different times, traveled across the Atlantic in search of a new land (which would be Boston) where they could escape English persecution and preach their version—a “purer” version—of Christianity. Simple. The manner in which the authors set out these definitions defines the book’s tone of agreeability. There are only two potential explanations for racial inequity, for why White people were free and Black people were enslaved in the United States. And the new slaves would cause a bit of conflict between the two. Seems like Zurara was just a liar, right? In 1728, on his sixty-fifth birthday, he called his church’s pastor into the room for prayer. Oh! 1–40. This 86-page guide for “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You” by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 28 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. However, Cotton Mather’s story is particularly significant because it demonstrates how he oppressed others when he felt that his own power was endangered. Committed to this antiracist idea of group equality, I was able to discover, self-critique, and shed the racist ideas I had consumed over my lifetime while I uncovered and exposed the racist ideas that others have produced over the lifetime of America. You see the racist policies of slavery arrive first and then racist ideas follow to justify slavery. The segregationists try to get away from Black people. He wrote the story, a biography of the life and slave trading of Prince Henry. A great writer makes my head bob from side to side. Not so bad. In this particular case, the case of Vanini’s theory of polygenesis, a group of Mennonites in Germantown, Pennsylvania, rose up. I know we’ve been going on and on about the people working to justify slavery, but it’s important (very important) to note that there were also people all along the way who stood up and fought against these ridiculously racist ideas with abolitionist ideas. Segregationists are loosely defined in the book as “haters,” or people that aim to keep Black and white citizens separate. And, guess what, you wouldn’t be the first. Or, at least, it’s not that kind of history book. And just as it went with the theorists who came before him—the racist children of Zurara—Cotton Mather’s ideas and writings spread from Massachusetts throughout the land. So, these two men, at different times, traveled across the Atlantic in search of a new land (which would be Boston) where they could escape English persecution and preach their version—a “purer” version—of Christianity. And a few hundred years later, this idea would eventually reach America. Or is that just me? Basically, Cotton Mather was obsessed with being perfect and blamed himself for everything wrong or different with him, believing even his stutter, with which he struggled, was due to something sinful he’d done. “The Feet like a Cocks, but the Face much like a man’s.”. Like… really?) Enslavers became more open to these ideas over time, right up until the First Great Awakening, which swept through the colonies in the 1730s, spearheaded by a Connecticut man named Jonathan Edwards. You know how the kings are always attached to where they rule? Below you will find the important quotes in Stamped from the Beginning related to the theme of Segregationists and Assimilationists vs. Antiracists . That’s right, there was another piece of literature, this one written by a man named William Perkins, called. Planters wanted to grow profits, while missionaries wanted to grow God’s kingdom. Why? This is a book about the here and now. These are racial inequities, older than the life of the United States. These are racial inequities, older than the life of the United States. A generation later, slavery touched down in the newly colonized America. Simply put, Ham’s kids would be Black and bad, ultimately making Black… bad. According to the Puritans, they were better than: And guess what they did during the development of Harvard? Additionally, white indentured servants who were freed were awarded fifty acres of land, while Black slaves were condemned to working and were classified in the same category as livestock. Of course, this would mean they were a different species. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You is a “remix” of Ibrim X. Kendi’s highly-regarded Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. Just keep that in mind as we explore these folks. The antiracists say racism is the problem in need of changing, not Black people. Whatever. Antiracists. Both the segregationists and the assimilationists think there is something wrong with Black people and that’s why Black people are on the lower and dying end of racial inequity. The author(s)are making an argument. A history directly connected to our lives as we live them right this minute. And in that survey, Africanus echoed Zurara’s sentiments of Africans, his own people. The segregationists and the assimilationists are challenged by antiracists. This actually came from Aristotle (we’ll get back to him later), who questioned whether Africans were born “this way” or if the heat of the continent made them inferior. And these racist ideas make people ignorant about racism and hateful of racial groups. And the excuses they gave to avoid baptizing slaves were: Africans were too barbaric to be converted. REYNOLDS: (Reading) Some may believe race isn't an issue … They headed east, eventually coming upon the shores of Jamestown, Virginia. But if tobacco was really going to bring in some money, if it was really going to be the natural resource used to power the country, then they would need more, In August 1619, a Spanish ship called the. There was a piece in 1664 by the British minister Richard Baxter called. And because of their miraculous journeys across the raging ocean, especially Richard Mather’s, they believed they were a chosen people. And what did Best use to prove this theory? In the opening pages, Ibram Kendi and Jason Reynolds clarify that Stamped is not a history book, but rather a “present book” meant to take the reader on a journey through the emergence of racism to better understand the modern world. They further break down the concepts of racism and antiracism, but still in manageable and functional segments. They were painting a compassionate picture about what was certainly a terrible experience, because, well, human beings were being forced into servitude, and there’s no way to spin that into one big happy family. His father was just as obsessed, but no one poured gasoline on the witchy fire like a minister in Salem, Massachusetts, named Samuel Parris. It was kind of like saying (or to him, proving) that Africans weren’t actually human. And in 1689, New Englanders did just that. REMEMBER JOHN COTTON AND RICHARD MATHER, the Puritans who got the American race ball rolling? A century later, the tradition—one that would go on indefinitely—of writing about the African was alive and well and more creative than ever. But Cotton Mather never stopped defending the Salem witch trials, because he never stopped defending the religious, slaveholding, gender, class, and racial hierarchies reinforced by the trials. He said they were hypersexual savages, making him the first known African racist. There are lazy, hardworking, wise, unwise, harmless, and harmful individuals of every race, but no racial group is better or worse than another racial group in any way. You must be signed in to comment on a document. While Jayson Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi co-authored this book with young adults in mind, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You bares research and insights that make it an essential read for people of all ages.If YA isn't typically your jam, don't let the label deter you this time around. African Americans make up 40 percent of the incarcerated population. We need to listen, to prod, and to speak up to change the narrative presented in the classroom. You know how the kings are always attached to where they rule? Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You Section 5-Afterword Summary & Analysis Section 5: “1963-Today” Chapter 21 Summary: “When Death Comes” The chapter opens with a list of four girls killed in a church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama in September 1963. Here he was, a White laborer who was also being taken advantage of by the White elite. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, Little, Brown and Company, 2020, pp. An antiracist America where no racial group has more or less, or is thought of as more or less. Tobacco. Stamped, Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X. Kendi Discussion Questions 1. Namely, they created an American social hierarchy that valued white Puritan life over Native and African existence. Over the next few months, as bewitching instances continued to happen, people continued to be accused of witchcraft, which, luckily for folks like Cotton Mather, turned attention away from the political and onto the religious. What a brilliant framing concept that allows for hope in people learning about their own racist ideas. Which for many of us still feels rated R. Or can be matched only with another R word—run. Praise for Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: #1 New York Times bestseller #1 IndieBound bestseller USAToday bestseller Wall Street Journal bestseller 2020 Kirkus Prize finalist A TIME Magazine Ten Best Children’s and YA Books of the Year A Parents Magazine best book of the year A Washington Post Best Children's Book of the Year Anyway, Bacon was upset not about the race issue but instead about the class issue. At least not like the ones you’re used to reading in school. That’s right, Cotton Mather, the genius boy, destined for intellectual and spiritual greatness, was obsessed with witches. He said they were hypersexual savages, making him the first known African racist. Or minister and member. These are the three distinct racial positions you will hear throughout. And an antiracist America is sure to come. How is history more than simply a recording of date? There was also work by the great English philosopher John Locke. The R-word. 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