How to react when witnessing Racial Profiling?

Not everyone is directly affected by racial profiling but everyone is sure to witness situations where the police or border guards for no apparent reason target Black People or People of Colour for a person screening. What can you do as a witness of Racial Profiling instead of just looking away in shame? The online […]

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Racial Profiling in Switzerland – Interview with Claudia Wilopo

Racial Profiling: Experiences, Effects, Resistance Claudia Wilopo, a PhD candidate at the Department of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Basel gives insight into results of the Collaborative Research Group Racial Profiling. Through interviews with different people affected by racial profiling, they were able to explore the diverse experiences and consequences of discriminatory police practices. […]

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“I will be different every time” (A book edited by Edited by Fork Burke, Myriam Diarra and Franziska Schutzbach)

Franziska Schutzbach (Zentrum Gender Studies, University of Basel), Fork Burke and Myriam Diarra give a voice to women of African descent living in Biel. The portraits make manifest a great diversity of experiences and self-perceptions but also illustrate as a common threat the experience of racism in Switzerland. The book features contributions in German, English […]

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Interview with Tanja Hammel in the Tagesanzeiger

In an interview with the Tagesanzeiger, Tanja Hammel talks about colonial history and postcolonial Switzerland.

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Interview with Elísio Macamo in Die Zeit

In an interview with Die Zeit, Elísio Macamo speaks about the Black Lives Matter movement and racism in Switzerland.

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