Racism ideology is based upon the idea that

Racism is the belief that one race is
superior over the other. It is what leads to discrimination and prejudice because
its ideology is based
upon the idea that people of different races are different and can be treated
differently due to their inherent characteristics and capacities. This leads to
a social hierarchy, determining races as inferior or superior than others. In Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche’s novel Americanah, Ifemelu, the
protagonist and a successful online blogger, uses her blog to turn racism on
its head. She does so by addressing the stereotypes and clichés befalling the
black people as well as establishing many similar judgments about non-blacks. Many
of Ifemelu’s blogs are aimed towards the white people, telling them that they
have white privilege so they should not discuss racism, and that their problems
are not relatable to problems of Black people. She uses her blogs to defend the black people by
giving them a voice in the matter. She also states that they are not the only
race to be ridiculed, judged, and objectified by addressing the many faults of
the white people. One such post reads “Friendly Tips for the American
Non-Black: How to React to an American Black Talking About Blackness.”. Due
to its use of repetition, vulgar and authoritative voice, and rhetorical
question, this blog is the most passionate blog among the blogs Ifemelu has


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