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Antiracism Symbol Design Challenge until July 29, 2019.

In advance of Ibram X. Kendi’s new book How to Be an Antiracist, The Antiracist Research & Policy Center (ARPC) and Penguin Random House are sponsoring a campaign to design a new symbol, “a symbol that captures the power, promise,…

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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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Five on the Black Hand Side: Origins and Evolutions of the Dap

Did you know that the dap, the fist bump, is an acronym for “dignity and pride?”  This article describes the evolution of the gesture and the consequences for Black Vietnam Soldiers using it.  Another example of how a symbol of…

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