New York Times Murder Isn't Black or White Jeanine Cummins argues that we need to engage in the discussion about racism and be part of the solution while simultaneously acknowledging that not everything that seems to be about race necessarily is.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 26, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / /
logo-toast-home What Goes Through Your Mind: On Nice Parties and Casual Racism Nicole Jung, Managing Editor of the Toast, shares a personal story that reveals not only the hurt that stems from microaggressive racist comments, but also the awkward and unsure way to navigate a reaction.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 26, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
washington post Do black colleges matter to Obama? President Obama responds to a student’s question about leadership possibilities for HBCU (Historically Black College or University) graduates.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJanuary 22, 2016Topics: Keywords: / /
this american life logo The Problem We All Live With Right now, all sorts of people are trying to rethink and reinvent education, to improve outcomes. But there's one thing nobody tries anymore, despite lots of evidence that it works: desegregation. Nikole Hannah-Jones looks at a district that, not long ago, accidentally launched a desegregation program. First of a two-part series.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 18, 2016Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /
1*Xl7n67QLPld_5Pc-ydiSSA What I learned from 4 years working at McDonalds Author Kate Norquay writes about the implicit bias she had upon starting work at McDonalds
Contributor: chucklesnDecember 15, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /
globalist Are human brains hardwired to recognize some groups of people as friends and others as enemies? The concept of tribalism dates back hundreds of centuries, evolving from violent warfare to aggressive sports. Humans exhibit an innate need to relate and group, subsequently leading to issues of both minor subconscious and major conscious prejudice.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDNovember 16, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
NPR A Physician Asks: Is Being Black Bad For Your Health? Fresh Air- Terry Gross interviews Damon Tweedy, MD about his new memoir "Black Man in a White Coat". Reflections on race and how it factors in health care for black patients and becoming a black physician.
Contributor: chucklesnOctober 22, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / /
11kristof-master675 The Asian Advantage by Nicholas Kristof The success of minority groups who achieve through education and hard work is often used as an argument that discrimination in the USA is a thing of the past. Unfortunately, it's not.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinOctober 11, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / /
NEJM_Logo.svg Bias, Black Lives, and Academic Medicine What are the systemic biases within academic medical centers, and what do they have to do with black lives? Two observations about health care disparities may be relevant.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 28, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / /