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TEDx talk: stop the violence against young black men

Verma Myers offers counsel in a TedX talk: You Can Help Stop the Violence Against Young Black Men. As below, quoted from the Youtube site. This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. The…

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Book Talk: Alison Isenberg in conversation with Eric Avila

When the interstate highway program connected America’s cities, it also divided them, cutting through and devastating countless communities — many of them minority urban neighborhoods lacking the political and economic power to resist the construction. Within the context of the…

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Scholar of ways that individuals racially code and categorize people wins MacArthur “genius” grant

Jennifer L. Eberhardt, Stanford University social psychologist,  was named a 2014 MacArthur Fellow for her work “regarding visual attention and racial bias in modern policing and criminal sentencing [. She] offers concrete demonstrations that stereotypic associations between race and crime…

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How Non-Minority Students Also Benefit from Racially Diverse Schools

How Non-Minority Students Also Benefit from Racially Diverse Schools Regarding the continuing controversy on affirmative action, here is an article from the National Coalition on School Diversity that speaks to the benefit of diversity for non-minority students as well.

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