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Why do whites oppose the NFL protests?

Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune reporter, compares white attitudes toward current protests against injustices–Black Lives Matter, kneeling during the National Anthem, etc.–to poll responses by whites during civil rights actions in the 1960s.  “Every time unrest erupts in black communities in…

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As Starbucks trains on implicit bias, the author of ‘White Fragility’ gets real

On May 29, 2018, the day Starbucks closed thousands of stores to carry out racial sensitivity trainings, USA Today interviewed Robin DiAngelo, race educator who coined the term “white fragility,” about challenges to changing white people’s attitudes and behaviors and…

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Your 5-year-old is already racially biased. Here’s what you can do about it.

Well before their teen years, the vast majority of children are well aware of prevailing biases, and most kids, of all racial stripes, have taken on their own.  The EmbraceRace team developed guidelines to answer parents’ question “What can we…

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Treatment of Minorities: Our World in Data

Max Roser, an economist at the University of Oxford, has produced charts illustrating a number of measurements of human well being.  Included under the heading Treatment of Minorities, are graphs of: Lynchings in the United States, 1882-1969; Segregationist attitudes in…

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