27 juillet 2017

How to challenge racism in British schools

The ConversationSince the announcement of Brexit, there has been a considerable increase in reports of racism, hate crime and racist incidents across the UK. These types of incidents have largely been random and directed at anyone perceived to be “not British”. More...

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26 juillet 2017

Being black in a white skin: students with albinism battle prejudice

The ConversationMyths and stereotypes about albinism abound. People with the condition are called derogatory names, like inkawu – the Nguni term for white baboon – and isishawa, a Zulu word for a person who is cursed. They are stared at, and must field ignorant questions. More...

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16 juillet 2017

Academic Blackballing

HomeFaculty members, particularly those of color, have suffered a backlash for speaking out against injustices, denying them opportunities for professional growth and advancement, writes Sandy Grande. More...

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13 juillet 2017

The Bias That a College Ignores?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Lawsuit charges San Francisco State allowed anti-Jewish discrimination, not intervening when events were disrupted, and that some students feel scared to walk around campus. More...

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White Supremacy Spillover

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Though white supremacist activity has plagued colleges nationwide, the University of Virginia has been caught up in a firestorm beyond what has typically been seen in recent months, such as controversial fliers being tacked up around campus or outspoken speakers invited. More...

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Hard Line on Social Groups

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. In a continued effort to reduce discrimination among campus groups, a Harvard University faculty committee has recommended fraternities, sororities and other exclusive clubs be shut down and students not be allowed join them, even though they are already off campus and lack university recognition. More...

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Punished for Anti-Racist Satire?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Southern Methodist University punished a student for tacking up fliers saying, “Why white women should date black men,” her response to racist materials that had been posted around campus urging white women not to date black men. More...

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The ‘Alt-Reich’ Next Door

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. White U of Maryland student, who officials say was a member of white supremacist group on Facebook, is charged in fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State student, leaving others questioning how safe they are. More...

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Court Sides With Former Harris-Stowe Professor Who Says She Was Fired for Being White

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals this week affirmed a 2015 jury verdict that awarded $4.85 million to Beverly Wilkins, a former instructor of education at historically black Harris-Stowe State University who claimed she was fired because she is white, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. More...

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12 juillet 2017

Solidarité et lutte contre les discriminations : la Région soutient les initiatives locales

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)Si l’action sociale est prise en charge par les Départements, la Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine est attentive aux enjeux de cohésion territoriale et de solidarité ; particulièrement lorsqu’il s’agit de veiller à ce que les conditions d’accès à l’emploi ou à la formation ne sont pas entravées par des situations de précarité ou d’inégalité, notamment dans les territoires les plus fragiles. Plus...

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