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Don’t Talk about Implicit Bias Without Talking about Structural Racism

Kathleen Osta and Hugh Vasquez of the National Equity Project emphasize that “making progress on equity will require us to both mitigate our own biases and change structures.”  In addition to numerous examples, Osta and Vasquez describe three keys processes…

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Richard Carranza held ‘white-supremacy culture’ training for school adminstrators

The New York Post may not like it, but it sounds like NYC School Chancellor Richard Carranza’s training is making all the right points. “The training is not focused on white supremacy and white privilege,” Carranza said after a City…

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Michigan city moves to criminalize calling 911 on people of color who are just living their lives

Jessica Sutherland reports that Grand Rapids, Michigan is addressing the “epidemic of racially-motivated abuses of emergency services.” “Diversity and Inclusion Manager Patti Caudill said the ordinance is a new concept in Michigan. It isn’t meant to discourage 911 calls, she…

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How Professionals of Color Say They Counter Bias at Work

Physicians, lawyers, business people of color describe incidents in which their status is ignored, mistaken, or disrespected . . . over and over.  To read the complete article, click here.

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5 Day Challenge Stop the Hurt: Implicit Racial Bias Challenge Sunday, Aug. 19- Thursday, Aug. 23

Dr. Amanda Kemp, racial justice and mindfulness mentor, author and facilitator, is offering a 5 day challenge to stop implicit racial bias.  Each day of this challenge, she will send ONE email with ONE simple concrete action to be taken…

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