Ever Wonder Why We Can't Seem to End Racism?
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is Racists Anonymous?
Racists Anonymous (RA) is a support group, based on the Alcoholics Anonymous model. Its goal is to end Racism, one person at a time, starting with ourselves.
What is Racism?
For the purpose of Racists Anonymous, Racism is defined as bias towards others on the basis of race, class, gender, physical attributes, abilities, nationality, sexual orientation and more. RA uses a broad definition of Racism because our focus is on learning to acknowledge our individual biases and change our individual actions with regard to all human beings.
Is Racism really an addiction?
In strictly scientific terms, we may not be “addicted” to Racism, but we may as well be. In every country in the world, cultural norms exist that reinforce prejudice and discrimination by individuals and groups of people over other individuals and groups. In that sense, none of us can escape the continued impact of Racism any more than a fish in the ocean can escape getting wet.
How does Racists Anonymous work?
What happens at a Racists Anonymous Meeting?
How can I learn more about Racists Anonymous before I look for a group in my area or time zone?