Archives August 2018 (1) June 2018 (2) May 2018 (8) April 2018 (15) March 2018 (2) February 2018 (13) May 2017 (1) December 2016 (6) November 2016 (14) October 2016 (14) September 2016 (8) July 2016 (1) Browse All Posts -- “Ignorant White Girl”: One Man’s Attempt to Defend his Sexism #NotYourMule Gender, Queerness, and Performative Masculinity as an Escape: An Analysis of Moonlight Talking About Race: Performativity Mental Health in 2018: If You’re Black, Can You Never Come Back? Just Waiting For Our Friend… So What is Affirmative Action? Lens of Awareness: Racism Outside of the Classroom Race, Terror and Mass Shootings “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity” – Viola Davis Theta Tau Expulsion Causing Campus Convulsion Silence is a Luxury Racism in The Simpsons Stereotype Threat, Not just a Threat Starbucks Doesn’t Serve their Coffee Black An Open Letter to My “White” Black Friend Mythbusters: Mass Incarceration Mass Incarceration: Not Just a Social Problem Not the First, Not the Last Tarte Shape Tape – 50 Shades of White Affirmative Action… Not Gaining Traction Radical Black Love Is the Counternarrative National Football League Anthem Protests Aren’t Sports Supposed to be Fun? Wait…. Racism is a “Big Problem”? “The history of America is too big for one building.” “Micro”aggression, Larger Problem Microaggressions: Conscious or Unconscious? Civil What? Take a Knee Protests and Patriotism Blackface – Demeaning or Disgusting? #YouDecide The Media: More Harm than Good? Mythbusters: Christopher Columbus “Ethnic” as “Other” Getting Away With It Advice for a White Ally Dungeons and Dragons, Fantasy and Racial Homogenization Could Be “Crazy In Love,” But Only If You’re… Two Sides to Every Story, I Wish I Knew Yours What is this blog? Look for new posts Spring 2018 The Blurred Line Between Old-Fashioned and Modern Racism Social Stigma Against Black Men and Mental Health Is History Something to Sing About? Racism and Tornados Holding the Smog-Breathers Accountable Doing Race November 8, 2016: The Week After They Say History Repeats Itself…. Politics with Kids Common’s New Album is Anything But Stark Realizations Disenfranchisement in the Era of Mass Incarceration Offensive Graffiti at Our College Watching Aversive Racism Drawing the Line Trump-isms: What’s Next? Caffeine and a Call for Unity Digging deeper: Finding the counter narrative It’s Just Business Whiteness as Social Capital Segregated Housing in 2016 Rich, Black Folk The Concept of White-Washing Microaggressions & Gaslighting: Is There a Difference? Directorial Racial Choices and their Implications Designated Survivor: A Hypersensitive Culture? Art Imitating Life?: “Disgraced” at McCarter Theater “To Be White is to Be Racist” Phenotypes & Stereotypes The First Encounter (of Many) Racist Comments in the Public Eye and How We Deal with Them Know Your Facts We’re One in the Same? The Whitesplaining Epidemic Accusations of Reverse Racism on Hamilton: An American Musical When Law and Order Hits Close To Home Contesting White Feminism Listen to Tupac. Really listen to Tupac. The White Man as The ‘Boogie Man’ Racism in Comedy What’s A Patriot, Anyway? Placing Chris Rock in Conversation with Beverly Daniels Tatum Every. Single. Day. Trans and Queer Latinx Respond to Pulse Orlando Shooting Identity, Awareness, and Change Racism Recorded Can a White Person be a Good Ally? The Complications of Hard Work and Privilege Fostering Racism Which one is better? Talking About Race Checking the Box Protesting #101 An Outside Perspective on the Million Student March Spent The Limitations of Language Black Lives Matter, But So Do Black Female Bodies Education: How We Learn to Not Question Talking about race in a public setting? Implicit Racism: A Harmful Theory? Cruz Wears the Colorblind Coat Best Psychological Parasites Complacence in the Classroom Why Excluding Whites from Black Liberation Movements is Counterproductive The Road to Racism is Paved with Good Intentions We Want A Black James Bond… But Is That The Most Productive Fight To Be Fought? Why Can’t All Bodies be Different, but Fought For the Same? Talking about Trump Predisposed to Disaster: Institutional Racism and Hurricane Katrina Race & Poverty: It’s Different in America “Not our Problem, Dude” Hurricane Katrina: Facts We Lost in the Storm Ignorance Taking Form as a Need to Identify with Music Reparations: The Final Destination for White Guilt “Cultural Appropriation” – Where Do We Draw the Line? Is Acknowledging Differential Media Treatment of Black Americans and Other Minorities “Anti-Black”? Overcompensation Doesn’t Improve Relation(s) The Significance of Social Cognition in Determining Racial Ideology Don’t We All Culturally Appropriate? The “Bad Kid” From Blackface to Blaxploitation: Racism and Representation in Entertainment Supremacy and Privilege: The Insidious Consequences of Language Look for new blog posts in Spring 2016 Jennifer Eberhardt – MacArthur Fellow Ferguson… Life Cycles of Inequity: A Series on Black Men Thoughts on Color-Consciousness Does Black History Matter Who are They Really Surveilling? Are We Beginning to Chip Away at Mass Incarceration? An Example from New York State Spending privilege A Sobering Experience Do Expectations Affect Athletes’ Performance? Institutional Racism on college campuses: I, too, am Harvard Paul Ryan and Cultural Racism Nick Cannon…in Whiteface? I’m not racist but… Planet of the Apes or the Obamas? Color-Blind Education Jane Elliot – Your Thoughts? “Wholesome Families” Thinking about my white privilege A Confusing Conversation Annie is Black! The Oscars Daily News Roundup? If we look for it. Listening with Intent Crash The contributions of the N-word to Modern Racism “If the US media were a person, he’d be an old white guy.” An Attack on Richard Sherman Low Prejudice/High Prejudice Racism in aisle ’14 Aversive Racism In The Schools A Social Experiment on Crime and Color Racism in the Opposition of Affordable Housing Missed opportunity Is Prejudice Inevitable? Jordan Davis – Law and Implicit Prejudice Racism is the Norm, It is Everywhere What Do You Stand For When You “Stand Your Ground”? Cultural Appropriation or Racism On Being a Black Olympian Racism Takes Center Stage What Would You Do? Jordan Davis and Michael Dunn Stand Your Ground Social Power and Stand Your Ground Racism in the Media? Life Lessons in Youth Media Richard Sherman Interview How Do You Use Social Science to Adapt to Racism? Racial Stereotypes and NYC’s “Stop and Frisk” Power Differentials The Majority vs. Minority vs. Other Minority Race (pun intended) President Obama and the Promotion of the American Dream America’s “monumental” problems Attribution Errors due to Negative Media Coverage “History vs Reality” Racial Discrimination; Not a Thing of the Past Posing Beauty Blackface or a black face? Miley Cyrus and the West African Origins of Twerking Voting Rights Act Struck Down by Supreme Court Unfair Campaign Asian-Americans and Affirmative Action “Being White in Philly” “The Good, Racist People” White Backlash to Electing Black Politicians – Then & Now 2320 True Match Foundations: The Link Between Ethnicity and Foundation Life after class… Can we talk race and healthcare? A Story of the Way Racism Manifests Itself Today Hunger Games Implicit and Explicit Prejudices You’ll Grow Out of It This is 2012…isn’t it? Taking The Next Step The Help and Oscars Privilege Role Play The World as a Mob The Unknown Gravity Of Stereotyping Microaggressions and Being Assertive Trayvon Martin Trayvon Martin: ‘Racism without Racists’ Making Excuses Stereotype Threat If He Wasn’t Wearing a Hoodie… Recommended Reading Trayvon Martin Recommended Reading The Dangers of Hairspray The Privilege Wheel Resisting White Privilege What do whites do with their white privilege? Are positive stereotypes detrimental? Kony 2012: An Observer’s Perspective “Why isn’t it racist?” False advertising? Patrotism or Racism? It’s funny because its racist College denies diversity? Black Student Association Dance Can Implicit Attitudes Change? Does Race Have Anything to do With It? Racism Isn’t Just Black & White Contact Theory, Controlled Thought, and the Fundamental Attribution Error A Better Understanding Modern vs. Old Fashion Racism The Challenge of Educating The Impact of “Positive” Stereotyping on White Social Identity Motivation Judging a Book by its Cover How can we fix it? Group Identity and Assimilation Addressing an Individual of Another Race “We Are Not to Blame” … Or Are We? Sterotypes, Generalization, Prejudice and, at best, Bad Manners Playing It Safe Moving Past Discomfort and On to Change But Cleopatra was Beautiful! Social Consequences of Breaking the Silence Seeing Race and Feeling Shame: The rest of the story How can we facilitate cultural exchange on campus? Breaking the Silence is Not Easy Colorblind Ideology and Its Repercussions The Help Becoming a Hero by Breaking the Silence Unable to Tune Out Racism King’s call to action The “N” Word Japanese American Civil Rights Hero Dies First Week of Class – Reaction to Class Activity What’s wrong with this picture? Eurocentric Racism in the Classroom Modern Clark Study White Identity Lost Choosing to be Racist? Accessibility & Fit Supreme Court Lincoln’s Thoughts on Slavery The Revolution will not be televised Talking to Implicit Racists Can’t escape the discourse surrounding racism: Spring break at Mardi Gras Professor James Jones Honored The Daily Show’s Racism Satire Presents Racism Truth Racial Gap in Science Funding Reflection of Obama’s 03/18/2008 Speech Race & Hollywood Modern Racism Tar Baby Research Finding Whites are Racist Stereotypes as a Cognitive Tool Crack Cocaine Sentencing The Importance of Talking About Racism Dosomething.org IAT Black Unemployment Where Do We Start? Episode of The New Adventures of Old Christine “White Like Me” Colorblind Ideology in Children Obamacare Chris Rock Speaks about Progress and Racism in America What Just Happened? Stereotype Threat Prevention How Much Do I Expect of You? Stereotype Threat in The School System Racism? What Racism? The OJ Simpson Trial and Race Trying To Get Rid of My Bias Muslims in America It’s Everywhere! Telling People I’m a Racist Spring Break Conversation: Racism in the Workplace IAT Aversive Racism Is “Coming Out” beneficial to homosexual black men? Combining forces: Cognition and Social Construction Modern Racism & “The Color of Fear” Identifying with Race Automatic Stereotyping Children and Racism Survival of the Fittest Super Bowl fail: PepsiMax “Love Hurts” Ad Stereotypes as Energy-Saving Devices What Would You Do?: Racism in America White Flight in Social Networks Speak Up! Is Your Baby Racist? Newsweek Article Welcome to the Blog!