by Michael Mark Cohen “The white folks had sure brought their white to work with them that morning.”Chester Himes, If He Hollers Let Him Go. On Shouting White Racial Slurs in Public I am a white, middle class male professor at a big, public university, and every year I get up in front […]
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Published on Apr 15, 2014 This Excerpt from 1992 episode with teacher Jane Elliott’s showed “The Oprah Winfrey Show” at its best. The Iowa schoolteacher speaks after applied her famous blue-eyes-vs.-brown-eyes experiment to the show’s studio audience, separating the people on the basis of eye pigment and giving one group preferential treatment over the other; […]
Source – http://time.com/3475962/asian-american-diversity/ The lack of Asian leadership in tech sheds light on a larger issue: Asians are excluded from the idea of diversity Years ago… they used to think you were Fu Manchu or Charlie Chan. Then they thought you must own a laundry or restaurant. Now they think all we know how to do […]
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 […]
They Quietly Judged Him For His Skin Color Then They Got A Shocking Surprise. Greek filmmaker Nancy Spetsioti directed Tzafar, a powerful short film about casual, every day racism. Its subtlety underscores a powerful and timeless message about how we treat other people.