PODCAST “Deciphering the preference for Ukrainian refugees”
How will this policy towards Ukrainian refugees affect host countries that have already been exposed for structural racism and discrimination?
LE BREAKDOWN With Yasser Louati: Deciphering the preference for Ukrainian refugees on Apple…
Guest: Jean Beaman, Author of "Citizen Outsider" and researcher on race and racism in France and the US. Many have…
Many have called out the blatant double standards on refugees by western powers. While refugees from the Middle East, Africa and Asia were violently rejected by countries like the US, France or the UK, those coming from the Ukraine were immediately welcomed and offered asykum, proper housing and means to integrate.
But after calling this out, where do we take the conversation from here? How has whiteness been constructed to allow white skinned ukrainians in, but not white skinned Syrians? How will this sudden change in policy towards Ukrainian refugees affect hos countries that are already facing tremendous challenges in terms of structural racism and tension with marginalized minorities?