Spellchecking Pluralism

Deborah Roberts' image series called Pluralism is a simple, yet evocative, demonstration of one way white supremacy makes people of non-European descent into the other: which names spellchecker knows and which are seen as misspelled words.

This image contains various typed names like Jenise or Niakya, each one of them has the little red line underneath it that word processors use to show the word is misspelled.

This image contains names like Inetha and Quonish, it is printed to look like it is a photocopy of an old book (faded a little in the middle) and names are circled, underlined, crossed out, or otherwise "corrected" in red.

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