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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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Anti-Semitism Is Back, From the Left, Right and Islamist Extremes. Why?

By | April 4th, 2019|Extremism, Intergroup Relations|

BERLIN — Swastikas daubed on a Jewish cemetery in France. An anti-Semitic political campaign by Hungary’s far-right government. Labour lawmakers in Britain quitting their party and citing ingrained anti-Semitism. A Belgian carnival float caricatures Orthodox Jewssitting on bags of money.

And that was just the past

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Report: No ‘Crisis’ in Free Speech

By | April 3rd, 2019|Education, Intergroup Relations|

A spike in campus activism — some of it directed against speakers whose views offend — has complicated free speech, says a new report. But the landscape is far from disastrous, as politicians, particularly in the Trump administration, depict it.

The 100-page compendium “Chasm in the Classroom: Campus Free Speech in a Divided

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50 Years of Affirmative Action: What Went Right, and What It Got Wrong

By | April 2nd, 2019|Education, Intergroup Relations|

On cold mornings, Les Goodson shows up early outside the University Club, on a wealthy stretch of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and races two panhandlers he has nicknamed Catman and Pimp-the-Baby for a warm spot in front of a steam vent. He launches into “Take Five” on his saxophone, leaving his case open

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