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Early Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted and Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming Rate

The coronavirus pandemic has accentuated America’s inequities, as illustrated by this ProPublica report from Milwaukee. “Environmental, economic and political factors have compounded for generations, putting black people at higher risk of chronic conditions that leave lungs weak and immune systems…

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February 25, 2020, “In My Skin: Supporting Positive Racial Identity Development in Black Children.”

On February 25, 2020 at 8:30 pm ET, join a free, hour-long, online conversation with the EmbraceRace community and with Aisha White, Director of The Positive Racial Identity Development in Early Childhood program at the University of Pittsburgh. (P.R.I.D.E. works…

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The Toll of Racism

Two recent articles in the New York Times illustrate the racism faced by African Americans, often on a daily basis.  Sociologist Karyn Lacy discusses the code switching used by middle class African Americans to reduce racial stigmatization. Amy Harmon references…

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IF THESE QUILTS COULD TALK

IF THESE QUILTS COULD TALK A juried exhibit at Ellarslie Museum featuring quilts by the Sankofa Stitchers and the Friendly Quilters of Bucks County CURATED BY DIANE CICCONE AND JANE MALLOY Opening Reception Jan. 19 ♦ 2 pm On view…

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At ‘Black Out’ Performances, the Power of Healing Through Community

Patrice Peck reports on a trend for “Black Out” performances which reserve the viewing of certain performances plays and screenings of movies for African American audiences and the affirmation it provides for both performers and audience members.  Read the complete…

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