Category Archives: Racism

A ‘Salons at Stowe’ Workshop Understanding Racial Micro-Aggressions with Dr. William Howe

http://news.hamlethub.com/hartfordcc/events/716-a-salons-at-stowe-workshop-understanding-racial-micro-aggressions-with-dr-william-howe The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center’s Salons at Stowe presents Understanding Racial Micro-Aggressions, a workshop with Dr. William Howe. The event will be held Thursday, October 9 from 5-7:30 PM in Fellowship Hall at Immanuel Congregational Church, located at Immanuel Congregational Church is located at 10 Woodland Street in Hartford. The event is free, but reservations […]

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Guest Post: A Law Professor’s — and Mother’s — Perpsective on Race

SOURCE – http://www.ctemploymentlawblog.com/2014/08/articles/guest-post-a-law-professors-and-mothers-perpsective-on-race/?utm_source=Connecticut+Employment+Law+Blog&utm_campaign=3a6285d1f1-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fb0f50fc52-3a6285d1f1-34196269   Guest Post: A Law Professor’s — and Mother’s — Perpsective on Race By Daniel Schwartz on August 28th, 2014Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight After my first year in law school, I clerked for Professor Kimberly Norwood at Washington University in St. Louis Law School during the summer. (If editing a law review article on statute of limitations is […]

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Is colorblindness or multiculturalism better for minorities?

March 25, 2009 Is colorblindness or multiculturalism better for minorities? If you believe in colorblindness when it comes to race, consider the findings from a  recently published University of Georgia study that suggests a colorblind workplace may not be the best model. Victoria Plaut, an assistant professor of psychology at the university, along with researchers Kecia Thomas […]

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Let’s Not Pretend We’re Colorblind

OP-ED Let’s Not Pretend We’re Colorblind (Paul Lachine illustration / June 16, 2014) Key Issues Forum: Are We There Yet?  BILL HOWE | OP-EDThe Hartford Courant 7:49 p.m. EDT, June 16, 2014 Many well-meaning people talk about being colorblind or proudly claim that they are raising their children to ignore racial or other differences. I know they are sincere […]

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18 Things White People Should Know/Do Before Discussing Racism

Discussions about racism should be all-inclusive and open to people of all skin colors. However, to put it simply, sometimes White people lack the experience or education that can provide a rudimentary foundation from which a productive conversation can be built. This is not necessarily the fault of the individual, but pervasive myths and misinformation […]

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