Tag Archives: Race & Ethnicity

The Real Problem When It Comes to Diversity and Asian-Americans

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 […]

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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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Why Asian Americans hate hearing “Where are you from?”

This has been a good week for sometimes contentious but bracing conversations on Facebook. The latest one started when I posted a link to an excellent Forbes article by Ruchika Tulshyan titled “‘Where Are You From?’ And Other Big Networking Racial Faux Pas” The article raises the oft-aired complaint by Asian Americans that asking “Where […]

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Derrick Bell: Changing the Odds for Others

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marian-wright-edelman/remembering-derrick-bell_b_1217175.html?ref=politics “In all my courses, I really have to teach the basic messages of my life… that the rewards, the satisfactions, are not in being partner or making a million dollars, but in recognizing evils, recognizing injustices, and standing up and speaking out about them even in absolutely losing situations where you know it’s […]

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