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Kristen Syrett interviewed by Mic

When language plays a role in compartmentalizing people based on where they are from, it affects how one perceives themselves. Prof. Syrett weighs in on how seemingly harmless ‘compliments’ end up being a kind of fetishizing language for POC.

`…while it can be empowering when we identify the traits that make us unique, she adds, the opposite is true when others choose them for us.’

The complete article can be found here.