Category Archives: Race

Congratulations to Rachele Kanigel, associate professor of journalism at San Francisco State University, for the launch of a new diversity style guide for journalists. The guide is filled with contemporary definitions and is well organized, listing terms alphabetically and by … Continue reading

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Easy way to learn a complicated story

In the Bias Busters series, we try to answer the natural questions that people have about each other. Some questions seem simple, some clearly are not. Now, we con sider making videos to tell stories about some of the most … Continue reading

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African Americans guide is available

By Joe Grimm “100 Questions and Answers About African Americans” is out and available in print and digital formats. Michigan State university students created this guide against the backdrop of protests about racial equity on our campus and dozens of … Continue reading

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Coming for Black History Month

Our next guide, “100 Questions and Answers About African Americans,” is in the proofing stage and we are working to get it out for Black History Month. The guide was written in the fall semester as racial demonstrations occurred in … Continue reading

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6 ways Silicon Valley can build diverse talent pipeline

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Bias Busters guides spark conversations

We had a great night at the Michigan State University Library Oct. 28 when almost 100 people came out to hear about the Bias Busters project. They answered questions from “100 Questions and Answers About Americans” and then discussed in … Continue reading

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Fall reading list includes Bias Busters series

Diverse reading list for fall includes Bias Busters, book about Bill Cosby and one by Charles Blow. Continue reading

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‘White is the new black’ trips over culture, context

A “White is the new Black” T-shirt is being denounced in the United States as racist. The objections come during violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. The shirt was made by Zara, … Continue reading

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Ted Nugent’s race remarks cost him concerts

Rocker Ted Nugent has had a controversial concert tour, having venues canceled or protested coast to coast over his remarks about Hispanics, Asians, American Indians and Trayvon Martin. * The City of Longview, Texas, paid Nugent to not perform at … Continue reading

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Top 10 countries in international high school enrollment

A new report shows that U.S. high schools are experiencing enrollment changes similar to those seen in colleges. International enrollment in U.S. schools is up and being driven by students from East Asia. The Institute of International Education reports that … Continue reading

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