By Amal Ibrahim Madibbo
This e-book examines the institutional racism and language discrimination that Black Francophones – who represent a racial minority positioned inside of a linguistic minority – face and identifies the innovations of resistance Black Francophones invent to achieve entry to strength buildings. The publication is written to hide a space of analysis (Black Francophones) that's principally understudied. The ebook offers with the components of immigration, race and anti-racism, gender, multiculturalism, linguistic minorities and francophone stories. It brings jointly multidisciplinary sociological and sociolinguistic theories and methodologies and sheds mild at the discourse of institutional racism and resistance.
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Additional info for Minority within a Minority: Black Francophone Immigrants and the Dynamics of Power and Resistance (New Approaches in Sociology)
However, the arrival of Black Francophones has contributed to changing the image of the community into a more heterogeneous one in terms of culture, class, language, religion and race social relations (Madibbo, 2004). A very positive impact of Black Francophones’ presence can be observed, especially in terms of their high numbers; a factor essential in the very existence of the entire Francophone community and its institutions. For example, in Toronto they have doubled the numbers of Francophones who are faced with possible assimilation into the English-speaking majority and they have therefore become an important factor in supporting claims for more Francophone institutions and services (Quell, 2000).
If there are institutions that are created and publicly funded to serve the entire Francophone community, then why do Black Francophones and ethnic minorities create separate social and political spaces that concentrate on issues related strictly to them? Similarly, if we have L’Association canadienne-française/The French-Canadian Association of Ontario (ACFO) to represent the entire community, then what leads Black Francophones to organize themselves in groups such as L’Association Interculturelle Franco-ontarienne/The Franco-Ontarian Intercultual Association (AIFO) that are separate from those of white Francophones?
In other words, Black Feminism is a standpoint that acknowledges that sexism could be as oppressive as racism and it also entails that both race and gender oppressions are intertwined as they operate together on women’s lives. To separate these two categories is to deny that both race and gender are integral parts of human identity. This theoretical trend pinpoints the exclusion of Black women’s thinking from hegemonic Western mainstream academia and from both white feminism and nationalist Black discourses.