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How do people of different backgrounds view racial equality in the U.S.? — Class Discussion


Race relations have been a major topic recently in the United States. Incidents like the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and, more recently, Freddie…read more

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Charleston mayor: “We are still a work in progress in America”


The racially-motivated shooting of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, SC, has spurred discussion and debate about the state of racism in America. Continue reading

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Gunman shoots nine people at Charleston church


A deadly shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina has left the country shocked and calling for answers. Continue reading

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Does My Brother’s Keeper leave out young women of color?


The White House’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative has hit its one-year mark working to improve prospects and correct inequalities for young men of color, but some criticize the program for its focus on males. Continue reading

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How unconscious race bias affects millennials


Are millennials as racist as past generations? A common answer to that question is “no,” but research shows there’s more to the story. Continue reading

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