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CUNY Will Refund Thousands Of Tuition Dollars To Dreamers

CUNY Will Refund Thousands Of Tuition Dollars To Dreamers | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) -- City University of New York is returning thousands of dollars to about 150 immigrant students who live illegally in the U.S. and overpaid for their tuition.

A student group called CUNY Dreamers told school officials late last year...
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DOJ finds pervasive racial bias at Ferguson Police Department

DOJ finds pervasive racial bias at Ferguson Police Department | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
Investigators say police disproportionately arrested African-Americans and violated their constitutional rights.
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The Source of Black Poverty Isn't Black Culture, It's American Culture

The Source of Black Poverty Isn't Black Culture, It's American Culture | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
Americans don't want to imagine that our racist history is actually an ongoing, racist reality.
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A Brief List and Analysis of White Savior Films

A Brief List and Analysis of White Savior Films | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
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“ A White Savior Film (WSF) is a movie that features a white person coming into the lives of a person or people of color (POCs) who are often low-income, troubled, and/or severely...
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The Trouble with 'Leaning In' to (White) Corporate Feminism - racismreview.com

The Trouble with 'Leaning In' to (White) Corporate Feminism - racismreview.com | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
The trouble with Sheryl Sandberg's corporate feminism in the ongoing series The Trouble with White Women.
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Privilege

Privilege | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
New Comic! Note: A version of this comic without the word 'fuck' can be found here. Oh my, another long one. When I was writing this one out I just kept thinking of all the times I have been a real...
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Challenging Racism and the Problem with White “Allies”: A Conversation with David Leonard

Challenging Racism and the Problem with White “Allies”: A Conversation with David Leonard | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
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I met Dr. David Leonard, Associate Professor in the Department of Critical Culture, Gender and Race Studies at Washington State University, on Twitter shortly after my initial critique of Tim Wise.
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What Happens When Neoliberalism and White Privilege Meet in the College Classroom? Black Professors are Disciplined for Talking About Racism

What Happens When Neoliberalism and White Privilege Meet in the College Classroom? Black Professors are Disciplined for Talking About Racism | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
An African-American professor was disciplined by administrators for making white students "uncomfortable" because she dared to talk about structural inequality in her classroom.

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The Challenge Of Being Poor At America's Richest Colleges

The Challenge Of Being Poor At America's Richest Colleges | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
A scholarship may get high-achieving, low income students into the Ivies, but life at these schools can be tough when you’re an economic fish out of water
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Something I see on a daily basis at #usfca

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21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis

21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
A photographer at Fordham asked her peers to write down the microaggressions they've encountered. Here is what they had to say.
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Here are some examples of how communication is clearly linked to daily experiences of race.

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11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
As Friedrich Nietzsche said, "Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon the absolute truth." Here, illustrated, are 11 words whose concepts cannot be properly explained across cultures.
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Has ‘Caucasian’ Lost Its Meaning?

Has ‘Caucasian’ Lost Its Meaning? | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
An obsolete term survives, often as a last resort for people who are uncomfortable talking about race.
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Community Post: 17 Deplorable Examples Of White Privilege

Community Post: 17 Deplorable Examples Of White Privilege | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
And this isn't even the tip of the iceberg.
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Further examples of how pervasive white privilege really is.

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Study finds instructors with Asian last names receive lower scores on Rate My Professors @insidehighered

Study finds instructors with Asian last names receive lower scores on Rate My Professors @insidehighered | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
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Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism?

Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism? | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
When you hear MTV, you don’t think “research.” But, for the last few years, the music television channel has been building a public affairs campaign to address bias called “Look Different.” Aimed at millennials, it seeks to help them deal with prejudice and discrimination in their lives. And as part...
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Stanford researcher: First-generation college students benefit from discussing class differences

Stanford researcher: First-generation college students benefit from discussing class differences | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
A Stanford scholar found that talking about social class helped first-generation college students reduce the social-class achievement gap by as much as 63 percent.
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What Richard Sherman Taught Us About America

What Richard Sherman Taught Us About America | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
We're still a country that isn't ready for lower-class Americans from neighborhoods like Compton to succeed. We're still a country that can't decipher a person's character.
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One Comedian's Amazing Response To The People Who Complain About "Reverse Racism"

One Comedian's Amazing Response To The People Who Complain About "Reverse Racism" | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
Aamer Rahman explains reverse racism is possible , just under very special circumstances.
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Obviously, historical context MATTERS!

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I Came to Duke With an Empty Wallet

I Came to Duke With an Empty Wallet | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
In my four years at Duke, I have tried to write this article many times. But I was afraid. I was afraid to reveal an integral part of myself. I'm poor.
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How might this compare to students' experiences at USF?

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Oklahoma State Representatives File 'Merry Christmas Bill'

Oklahoma State Representatives File 'Merry Christmas Bill' | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
On Monday, State Representatives filed House Bill 2317, or the Merry Christmas bill. The bill calls for more protections for Christmas and how it's celebrated in schools.
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Another example of institutional discrimination against religious groups.

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RACE - Are We So Different? :: A Project of the American Anthropological Association

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How To Fight Racial Bias When It's Silent And Subtle

How To Fight Racial Bias When It's Silent And Subtle | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
Is it possible to reduce racial biases? New research may provide clues.
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The Privilege Tournament

The Privilege Tournament | Intercultural Issues in the Media | Scoop.it
Privilege: so sweet to have. But even sweeter to not have. Privilege has its benefits, but the lack of privilege confers that sweet, sweet moral superiority.
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In Intercultural Communication, man scholars debate over which identities are more marginalized than another. This is an example of how identity-pitting shapes discourse.

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