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The Toll of Racism

Two recent articles in the New York Times illustrate the racism faced by African Americans, often on a daily basis.  Sociologist Karyn Lacy discusses the code switching used by middle class African Americans to reduce racial stigmatization. Amy Harmon references…

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Race and Medicine: The Harm That Comes From Mistrust

While racial differences in health care outcomes are due to differences in health behaviors, education and income, mistrust of the health care system by African Americans and other People of Color also plays a role.  Austin Frakt describes racism in…

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This Is What Racism Sounds Like in the Banking Industry

Racism in banking can be seen in the treatment of employees and customers.  “Leading banks have recently paid restitution to black employees for isolating them from white peers, placing them in the poorest branches and cutting them off from career…

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The Next Question, December 5, 2019 and beyond.

The last three viewings and discussions in the YWCA series have been rescheduled, beginning this Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6 pm in Bramwell House.  Up next, Brené Brown, clinical researcher. 

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Fifty years after the ‘Black 14’ were banished, Wyoming football reckons with the past

The University of Wyoming honored the fourteen members of the football team who were abruptly dismissed in 1969.  The players came to a meeting to ask their coach permission to wear armbands during their game against Brigham Young University in…

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