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Denying Racism Supports It

Charles Blow notes that while many white Americans believe that that using the label “racist” is too often unwarranted, “[r]acism is actually under-identified and labeled in America.  And, I believe that too many of our white neighbors are choosing to…

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Talking Race With Young Children

Listen to this segment of the NPR series Parenting: Difficult Conversations created by KQED and Sesame Street by clicking here.  Hosts Cory Turner and Anya Kamenetz interview parents and expert Beverly Daniel Tatum about how to talk to children about race…

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‘Least Desirable’? How Racial Discrimination Plays Out In Online Dating

“Looking at 2014 data, dating website OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder wrote that user data showed most men on the site rated black women as less attractive than women of other races and ethnicities. Similarly, Asian men fell at the bottom…

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‘I’m Prejudiced,’ He Said. Then We Kept Talking.

Heather C. McGhee, founder of Demos, relates her evolving relationship with a caller who recognized his prejudices and wanted to change.

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Stereotypic symbols could act as “primers” for other stereotypes.

Dr. Chu Kim-Prieto,  assistant professor of psychology at The College of New Jersey, tested to see if simply observing and reading about Native American sports symbols would increase respondents’ prejudices about Asian-Americans, an unrelated racial group at TCNJ and at…

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