Race

Words and Phrases to Avoid

A short list of offensive and micro-aggressive words and phrases to avoid, along with explanations of why they are problematic and suggested alternatives.

If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired

The article discusses hiring practices and hiring biases when only one candidate comes from an under-represented group.

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Hiring, Race

Anti-Racism and Allyship 7 Day Journey offered by Stanford University.

Stanford, along with Hannah Yanow, responded to the very visible examples of racial injustice and systematic racism by creating a resource to help those of us who wish to know more about what they might do to enhance racial justice and support our colleagues. To that end, they created this 7-day journey for participants to learn, reflect and act to create a more equitable and just society for all of us.

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

Recent years have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. Unfortunately, these reforms will not produce results, either alone or in combination. The core of the problem must be addressed: the nature of modern policing itself.

Horror Noire

Coleman traces the portrayal of blackness throughout the horror genre in film, tying this depiction to our cultural understanding of race.

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Media, Race

We Were Eight Years in Power

Ta-Nehisi Coates draws a parallel between the 8 years of reconstruction in which black politicians actually held some power in the South, and the 8 years of Obama's presidency - and the backlashes that followed both.

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Race

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