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The Hidden Harms of Racial Bullying

By | May 23rd, 2019|Intergroup Relations|

LOS ANGELES – ANEESAH can still see the flag in her fourth-grade classroom.

“It’s how they taught us to be American,” she says, “by saying the Pledge of Allegiance.”

But Aneesah says she didn’t feel very American – or very accepted – in that room. She felt scared.

Aneesah was the only Muslim student at her Southern California

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WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE CAMPUS FREE SPEECH DEBATES?

By | May 17th, 2019|Education, Intergroup Relations|

In late March Amherst College’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion—hoping to spark discussion over how students discuss matters such as “identity, privilege, oppression, and inclusion”—released a guide to its student body called the “Common Language Guide.” The email containing the report explained how “This project emerged out of a need to come to a common

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Majority of Americans Believe Race Shouldn’t Be a Factor in Hiring, Pew Study Finds

By | May 16th, 2019|Employment & Housing, Intergroup Relations|

A new report finds Americans largely value racial and ethnic diversity in the workplace, but not always when it involves career advancement.

The Pew Research Center recently released a study that followed the social and demographic trends of 6,637 adults in the United States. The study found that 75 percent of adults believed it is “very

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How Colleges Use 6-Word Stories About Race as a Teaching Tool

By | May 10th, 2019|Education, Intergroup Relations|

When librarians at Wayne State University learned about the Race Card Project, Kristen Chinery, a reference archivist at its Walter P. Reuther Library, was excited.

As chair of the Wayne State libraries’ diversity and inclusion council, Chinery thought that participating in the project, which collects people’s six-word submissions about their experience or observations of race,

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Is there a way to identify gang members without racial bias? California wants an answer

By | May 9th, 2019|Intergroup Relations, Police & Community|

Brian Allen was driving home from work in July 2017 when he spotted someone from his days at Crenshaw High School. He stopped, they talked and he agreed to give the friend — an aspiring rapper with a criminal record — a ride.

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Unchecked ‘Hate’ Toward Rep. Ilhan Omar Has American Muslims Shuddering

By | April 26th, 2019|Intergroup Relations|

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When Makkah Ali learned that Representative Ilhan Omar had been elected, she could not get enough of the good news — someone like her, a black Muslim woman, was going to Washington to represent Americans.

But just four months into Ms. Omar’s first term, that feeling of celebration

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Inside a Stealth Plan for Political Influence

By | April 11th, 2019|Intergroup Relations|

or Charlie Kirk, higher education is a political battleground — a place where his “Team Right” has been losing for too long.

The rising young conservative star uses his frequent Fox News appearances to blast college campuses as “islands of totalitarianism” filled with liberal students and faculty members who force their worldview upon those around them.

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CAHRO’s own Curtiss Takada Rooks on ‘Navigating Intersectionalities of Mixed Race’

By | April 5th, 2019|Intergroup Relations, Mixed Race Issues|

Curtiss Takada Rooks discusses how we can navigate and engage our increasing diversity in society. Curtiss Takada Rooks was born in Japan, but moved around quite a lot during his childhood. He’s lived in many states, including Kansas, Texas, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. He went

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