Category Archives: Racism

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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Yuri Kochiyama, Rights Activist Who Befriended Malcolm X, Dies at 93

Yuri Kochiyama, a civil rights activist who formed an unlikely friendship with Malcolm X when he was still promoting black nationalism and later cradled his head in her hands as he lay dying from gunshot wounds in 1965, died on Sunday in Berkeley, Calif. She was 93. Her granddaughter Akemi Kochiyama confirmed the death. Mrs. Kochiyama, the […]

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