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The Subtle Linguistics of Polite White Supremacy by Yawo Brown

This essay appropriately follows the last Continuing Conversation (January 4, 2016) which focused on white supremacy.  Learn about Chad Crow, “the super chill grandson of Jim Crow.”  Among other things Yawo Brown clarifies the distinction between racism and prejudice, explaining…

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I Don’t Trust White People, Even the Liberals, and Science Backs Me up.

Makini King summarizes the work of social psychologists John Dovidio and Samuel Gaertner on aversion racism, “the conflict that Whites experience between their denial of personal prejudice and their underlying unconscious negative feelings towards and about Blacks.”

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We’re all racist. But racism by white people matters more

While stating in an article in the Guardian that “[w]e need to acknowledge the frustrations of those white individuals who feel ignored by elites and who might vent this by turning against people of colour, or migrants,”Mona Chalabi explains that…

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MTV News Interview with Ziad Ahmed, NIOT Board Member and Founder of Redefy

“Ziad Ahmed is a 16-year-old sophomore at Princeton Day School in Princeton, New Jersey. In the summer before his freshman year, he created Redefy — a multi-platform organization, whose mission is ‘to boldly defy stereotypes, embrace acceptance and tolerance, redefine…

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Verna Myers TED talk: How to Overcome Biases

In her TED talk, diversity advocate Vernā Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups.

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