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King Remembered

On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Radio Atlantic’s Vann Newkirk narrates a program that examines the reality of the man and his work compared to the myth that has evolved about him.  A…

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How to talk to a racist

This article in the Atlantic  tells how Darryl Davis  talks to a racist. He has street cred. More then two dozen people left the Ku Klux Klan after talking with him. Condensed: “Gather your information. Get an astute knowledge of the other…

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How the Stress of Racism Affects Learning

Melinda Anderson writes, “A recent study from Northwestern University . . . suggest[s] that the stress of racial discrimination may partly explain the persistent gaps in academic performance between some nonwhite students, mainly black and Latino youth, and their white…

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The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America

Learning the history of the places where we live often illuminates the persistence of racism there, as in this article about Portland, OR by Alana Semuels in The Atlantic.  

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The Cost of Balancing Academia and Racism by Adrienne Green

Reviewing the results of studies of the effect of racism on the mental health of college students of color, Green points out in her article in The Atlantic that “research has shown that the higher-education experience often requires that black…

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