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Simply Hiring People of Color Is Not a Racial Equity Strategy

Lily Eisner, Policy & Program Assistant, YWCA USA, explains that diversity and inclusion in organizations and workplaces does not end with the hiring of people of color, but requires work on the part of white employees to ensure a racially…

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Thirteen professors withdraw from Yale’s Ethnicity, Race & Migration program

On Friday, March 29, 2019, thirteen tenured professors submitted individual letters of withdrawal from the program citing “administrative disinterest in the program — including the University’s failure to recognize academic work in the field and its lack of hiring ability…

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The Mother of the Green Book Ignored by History

The movie “Green Book” has brought attention to Victor Hugo Green, the African American postman who began publishing the guide to places that welcomed African American travelers during the Jim Crow era. Victoria Martinez writes about his wife, Alma Duke…

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Teaching First-Graders About Microaggressions by Bret Turner

A teacher shares an approach to helping first-graders understand microaggressions.  “A critical difference between microaggressions and other instances of hurt feelings is the impact—a steady, slow-burning, detrimental accumulation of biases played out with words and actions. . . . Supporting…

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