Is It Time To Say R.I.P. To 'P.O.C.'?
38:18 | Sep 30th
Critiques of the initialism — and the popularization of the term "BIPOC" — caused us to ask: Should we retire POC? Or is there use in it yet?...Show More
mm recommended:Nov 1st
POC? BIPOC? BILPOC? BILA? Non-whites?!? Super interesting background into the terms and whether they advance or take away from the purpose.
rosaguac recommended:Oct 31st
if y'all needed a brief history lesson into the term 'poc' / 'bipoc' and the failures of categorization, highly rec this episode by codeswitch! made me really think about the burden that non-white folks have to affirm their identities in a world where whiteness is a given. also, what does it mean ...Show More
@rosaguac Super interesting episode. Thanks for the recommendation! I wonder if Canada is a bit further ahead than states on these terms because BIPOC has already been pretty common usage for years now (at least in the circles I run in).
@mm whoa I had no idea!!! I always feel like Canada’s always a step ahead with the adoption of progressive terms/policies than the states.
@mm totally. Though I didn’t hear a conclusive answer of what the latest term to use. Are Asian people cool with BIPOC¿