The Ostrich Rears its Head: America’s 2020 Racial Reckoning is a Victory and Opportunity

SOURCE by Christina Coleburn | Jun 29, 2020 | Amicus, Congress, Criminal Justice, Legal History, Legislation, Policing and Law Enforcement, Racial Justice | Photo credit: Getty Images. Months before his death, Thurgood Marshall warned about apathy in the interminable American pursuit of forming a…

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Asian Americans Are Still Caught in the Trap of the ‘Model Minority’ Stereotype. And It Creates Inequality for All

SOURCE Inequality for All A musician and a girl in Topaz Internment Camp in Utah, July 1945 Apic/Getty ImagesIDEASBY VIET THANH NGUYEN JUNE 25, 2020 6:37 AM EDTViet Thanh Nguyen was born in…

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OCR’s Call To Action: Education Leaders Must Confront and Address Racial Discrimination

SOURCE OCR’s Call To Action: Education Leaders Must Confront and Address Racial Discrimination U.S. Department of Education sent this bulletin at 06/26/2020 01:04 PM EDT Having trouble viewing this email? View…

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You Asked, I Answered: 7 Difficult Questions About Racism

SOURCE by Shola Richards Courtesy of Shola Richards Recently, I posted an article titled, Why I Will Never Walk Alone, and I have been blown away by the incredibly kind and heartwarming…

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Revealing the Unwritten Obstacles Faced by Academics of Color

How Dr. Patricia Matthew is Bringing Exclusionary Practices into the Light By Lakshmi Ramgopal May 9, 2017 Source: https://lithub.com/revealing-the-unwritten-obstacles-faced-by-academics-of-color/ In 1849, Charles L. Reason became the first Black scholar to teach at…

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