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San Francisco Bay View » Oklahoma police chief apologizes for 1921 attack on Black Wall Street

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Why the Civil Rights Legacy of Selma Is Waning Once Again

Why the Civil Rights Legacy of Selma Is Waning Once Again | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago on March 7, civil rights activists John Lewis and the Rev. Hosea Williams led 600 people on a march from Selma, Alabama, to the capitol in Montgomery. Stopped by a gang of state police and white civilians on the Edmund Pettus Bridge outside of Selma, they were...
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When we know better we should do better, right?  Then why don't we?

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Vol 5, No 1 (2015)

Vol 5, No 1 (2015) | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
An interdisciplinary journal focusing on the intersectional aspects of privilege and works to bridge academia and practice, highlight activism, and offers a forum for creative introspection on issues of inequity, power and privilege.
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Benedict Cumberbatch and the Right Way to Apologize

Benedict Cumberbatch and the Right Way to Apologize | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
For once, a celebrity says sorry in a way that could make the world a little bit better.
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Recognizing the difference between Intent and Impact is crucial.  Here is how you offer and authentic apology

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8 White People Who Pointed Guns At Police Officers and Managed Not to Get Killed

8 White People Who Pointed Guns At Police Officers and Managed Not to Get Killed | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
White guys get arrested; black guys often get shot in similar cases.
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Inequity = Injustice

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How to Talk to Children about Race and Diversity - Tulsa Kids - January 2015 - Tulsa, OK

How to Talk to Children about Race and Diversity - Tulsa Kids - January 2015 - Tulsa, OK | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
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The first step to making sure that racism isn't passed on to the next generation is to talk about race and racism early and often.

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Race ya.

Race ya. | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
I am a white person. I am occasionally a little bit clueless. I am sometimes a bit racist. Okay, now, hold on, everybody! I’m not, like, proud of that statement. The only people who are proud of th...
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Warning for language but if you can get through that, it is a great read.

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Time for a Racism Revolution!

Time for a Racism Revolution! | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
My eyes fill with tears Bitter, pain-filled, sad-hearted Flowers in the snow? *** I am beyond words. As are so many. Racism sucks. It punishes everyone, and has a hugely detrimental effect on socie...
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Racism Is So Insidious, Even Black People Underestimate It

Racism Is So Insidious, Even Black People Underestimate It | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
The ultimate white privilege: Knowing when a white person is a jerk to you, it's just because they're a jerk.
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It's what my mentor would call, "Crazy making behavior".

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Stark Racial Divisions in Reactions to Ferguson Police Shooting

Stark Racial Divisions in Reactions to Ferguson Police Shooting | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
Blacks and whites have sharply different reactions to the police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo., and the protests and violence that followed.
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First they came for the Black people, and I did not speak out | Matt Stauffer

First they came for the Black people, and I did not speak out | Matt Stauffer | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
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What White People Can Do About the Killing of Black Men in America

What White People Can Do About the Killing of Black Men in America | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
White Americans like me have to stop channel surfing all the outrageously bad news from around the world and focus on the death that is happening in our own cities to our fellow Americans....
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The politics of black women’s hair: Why it’s seen with skepticism — and a need to discipline

The politics of black women’s hair: Why it’s seen with skepticism — and a need to discipline | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
A new military ban on cornrows and locs misses an entire culture -- and evokes my nightly rituals as a young girl
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It's My Job to Raise Children Who Are Not Only Not Racist But Actively Anti-Racist

It's My Job to Raise Children Who Are Not Only Not Racist But Actively Anti-Racist | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
It is my job to make my son understand that his privileges as a white male in this country are built upon those nearly three centuries of enslavement, torture, rape, and murder, and that with great privilege comes great responsibility.
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Fantastic article on our responsibility to do more than just hope our children turn out to be good people.

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Fantastic article on our responsibility to do more than just hope our children turn out to be good people.

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10 ways white people are more racist than they realize

10 ways white people are more racist than they realize | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
Progressives like to believe they're enlightened, but they're no less vulnerable to their implicit biases
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Interesting read.

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White people owe Black people a tremendous debt – still unpaid

It took me over a year to feel ready to see 12 Years a Slave.  Two weeks ago I finally saw the Oscar winner.  It was as brutal and stunning as I expected, and I sobbed through most of the last 15 m...
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Outrage as Miami cops use photos of black teens for target practice

Outrage as Miami cops use photos of black teens for target practice | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
Members of the North Miami Beach Police have been caught using photos of actual black teenagers for target practice, something that their police chief is now defending.
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"Common practice" is no excuse for inhumanity.

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Gaming while black: Casual racism to cautious optimism

Gaming while black: Casual racism to cautious optimism | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
NPR's Planet Money reported last year on a culture shift in 1984 that drove many women away from pursuing computer science degrees. Computers were more re
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WHITE LIKE ME

For years, Tim Wise's bestselling books and spellbinding lectures have challenged some of our most basic assumptions about race in America. WHITE LIKE ME brings…
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Is school diversity a benefit or burden? #tellusatoday - USA TODAY

Is school diversity a benefit or burden? #tellusatoday - USA TODAY | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
As the USA becomes more diverse, communities are adjusting to change. A firestorm erupted in Eden Prairie, Minn., over redrawing school boundaries.
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I taught my black kids that their elite upbringing would protect them from discrimination. I was wrong.

I taught my black kids that their elite upbringing would protect them from discrimination. I was wrong. | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
White privilege affects everyone.
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Healing the Racial Gap between The Dream & The Reality

Healing the Racial Gap between The Dream & The Reality | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
Have you ever tried hard to change a situation? Have you ever gotten frustrated when change doesn’t seem to be happening? And in the midst of that frustration…  Have you ever had anyone slap a victim label on your forehead? Years ago I was dealing with a situation like that at work.  When I shared […]
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A Mother’s White Privilege

A Mother’s White Privilege | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
As the ongoing events in Ferguson, Missouri show us, America's racial tensions didn't disappear when George Wallace backed down from the schoolhouse door. Dr. King didn't wave a magic wand, and we never got together to feel all right. White America remembers this at ugly flashpoints: the Rodney King beatings, the OJ Simpson trial, the…
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Men Without a Country: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, My Father and Me

Men Without a Country: Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, My Father and Me | Healing Racism | Scoop.it
I can pretend to belong here better than Trayvon and Mike Brown were ever given the chance to. But however hard I try, however well they treat me, I know this is not my country.
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Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism?

Why Do Millennials Not Understand Racism? | Healing Racism | 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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