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A Poem About the White Gaze and the Surveillance of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color: The Looking Glass

Read Tuli’s poem about the white gaze and how it leads to the surveillance of BIPOC persons. It voices how that surveillance serves as an apparatus of willfully ignoring humanity, effectively dehumanizing anyone in its path and depriving an individual of their unique history. Within this poem, the speaker critically analyzes the implications of that gaze and how it serves to victimize and deprive one of their person-hood.

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