Racism as a Cultural Factor
So far, we have proposed that in order to understand the systematic devaluation of “otherness” along the lines of race, culture, and ethnicity, we need to critically examine the colonial legacy that continually undermines our democratic aspirations. However, to do so would require that we reconnect with our past so as to critically understand that beneath the aura of democracy lies a colonial historical will that has bequeathed us the rampant social inequality that exists today. Once we become cognizant of the colonial ideology that still informs our so-called democratic society, we can begin to create structures that will lead to a total decolonization so as to achieve a truly cultural democracy.
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