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On (Anti-)Racism and World-Dwelling

A. Marie Houser of Faunary Press reflections on anti-racism and world-dwelling that examines the impact of Racism as Zoological Witchcraft by Aph Ko.

Houser writes, “in Racism as Zoological Witchcraft: A Guide to Getting Out, Aph Ko defines white supremacy as both ‘anti-Black and anti-animal’ and a ‘colonial force that works to “get inside,” consume, and destroy.’ Ko names the insidiousness of this ‘getting inside’ a white witchcraft and tracks it through the historical example of Nat Turner, whom whites cannibalized, and through the filmic example of Jordan Peele’s Get Out, in which a cult attempts to render a black man’s body into a host. You can read the full piece here.