MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle
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MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle
Some racism is so subtle that neither victim nor perpetrator may entirely understand what is going on—which may be especially toxic for affected people.
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The link between devaluing animals and discrimination

Facebook helps you connect and share with the people in your life.
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From Trayvon Martin to Andries Tatane: Cognitive Dissonance and the Black Male Body

From Trayvon Martin to Andries Tatane: Cognitive Dissonance and the Black Male Body | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Trayvon Martin is dead and his killer, George Zimmerman, is acquitted. The shock and horror of this information has resonated through the collective consciousness of black people, and black-positive people, around the world.
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Kelli McLoud Schingen's comment, July 17, 2013 2:10 AM
Great article! Will definitely repost!
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Leading Men Age, But Their Love Interests Don’t

Leading Men Age, But Their Love Interests Don’t | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Vulture has analyzed the data of ten middle-aged leading men and the ages of the women they've wooed onscreen.
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Kelli McLoud Schingen's comment, May 31, 2013 2:59 PM
Yeah! What's that about. I just got grossed out when I saw the film "Next" recently with Nicolas Cage and Jessica Biel. Wow!
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Kill all men

Well, well, well. It seems the latest thing feminism is fighting about is the phrase "kill all men". So, before I launch into this defence, let me point out that nobody is actually planning to kill...
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Ethnic Profiling in Europe | Open Society Foundations

Ethnic Profiling in Europe | Open Society Foundations | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
How many times have you been stopped and searched by the police? In Europe, the answer to that question is too often determined by the color of your skin. And how does that feel? We all need to know.
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Expert: Black Unemployment Compounded By White Favoritism During Hiring

Expert: Black Unemployment Compounded By White Favoritism During Hiring | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Last Friday, February's jobs report was released, boasting a decrease in unemployment at 7.7 percent, which is the lowest level of unemployment in four years. What wasn't mentioned in the report, t...
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Black Women of Brazil: In Brazil’s capital city region, a 12 year-old girl is beaten up by four assailants simply for being black

Black Women of Brazil: In Brazil’s capital city region, a 12 year-old girl is beaten up by four assailants simply for being black | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
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It's not just about me - its about the whole community: A story of racial profiling

Daniel Haile-Michael, an applicant in the recent Federal Court Race Discrimination challenge that settled in February 2013 speaks about his experiences with police…

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Django Unchained and the racist science of phrenology

Django Unchained and the racist science of phrenology | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
James Poskett: Phrenology really was used to justify slavery, as portrayed in Django Unchained. But it was also used to justify abolition

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New York's Police Union Worked With the NYPD to Set Arrest and Summons Quotas

New York's Police Union Worked With the NYPD to Set Arrest and Summons Quotas | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Some officers sought out or even manufactured arrests to avoid department retaliation.
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Diversity in Silicon Valley - black, female, and a Silicon Valley 'trade secret'

Diversity in Silicon Valley - black, female, and a Silicon Valley 'trade secret' | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Diversity in Silicon Valley is opaque. A long-running CNNMoney investigation aimed to uncover it, but we received data for only a small handful of companies.
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Black Kingdoms of the Nile (racism and the discovery of Ancient Nubia)


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Racism and the Rediscovery of Ancient Nubia

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George Zimmerman acquitted in Trayvon Martin case

George Zimmerman acquitted in Trayvon Martin case | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Neighbourhood watch leader walks free from Florida court after jury finds him not guilty over death of 17-year-old
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The Long, Sordid History of the American Right and Racism

The Long, Sordid History of the American Right and Racism | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Other factors have come and gone for the Right, but racism has always been there.

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Kelli McLoud Schingen's curator insight, May 31, 2013 3:04 PM

#Racism is alive and well, unfortunately. 

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In New Job, Italy’s First Black Minister Confronts Culture of Casual Racism | TIME.com

In New Job, Italy’s First Black Minister Confronts Culture of Casual Racism | TIME.com | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Cecile Kyenge, Italy’s first black government minister, proposes a law that would give citizenship to the children of immigrants if they are born on Italian soil.
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Hey, White Liberals: A Word On The Boston Bombings, The Suffering Of White Children, And The Erosion of Empathy

Hey, White Liberals: A Word On The Boston Bombings, The Suffering Of White Children, And The Erosion of Empathy | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
by Mia McKenzie

Hey,
White Liberals*:

I needed to break protocol to reach out to you
and let you know that you’re killing me. No, worse. Much worse. You’re robbing
me of part of my humanity.
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Black Women of Brazil: White acquaintance offers to sell "legitimate African negro in good state of health" in online auction site; police investigating

Black Women of Brazil: White acquaintance offers to sell "legitimate African negro in good state of health" in online auction site; police investigating | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
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Texas inmate's death row sentence challenged over claim of racial bias

Texas inmate's death row sentence challenged over claim of racial bias | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Duane Buck doesn't dispute his guilt, but 102 prominent protesters say his sentence was harsher because he is black
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Top Chinese Africa official on "cheerful" Africans: "Their recreational activities are simple — singing and dancing."

Top Chinese Africa official on "cheerful" Africans: "Their recreational activities are simple — singing and dancing." | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
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The UN Commission on the Status of Women unmasks equality's enemies

The UN Commission on the Status of Women unmasks equality's enemies | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Jill Filipovic: There might not be many things the Vatican and the Muslim Brotherhood agree on, but one is keeping women 'in their place'
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Microaggressions: Racism in the 21st Century | The Feronia Project

What are microaggressions? They're today's racism. Read the post to find out more.
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Images of Black Males in Popular Media

Images of Black Males in Popular Media | MicroAggressions (Focus) + Not So Subtle | Scoop.it
Negative representations of black males are readily visible and conveyed to the public through the news, film, music videos, reality television and other forms of media.
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