Negative Approaches to Diversity Could Be Part of a $300 Billion Dollar Problem

Multiple studies suggest that diversity efforts that accent the negative may be missing the point entirely, but exploring the positive aspects of diversity could bring unprecedented prosperity. With tension and conflict prominent in the national consciousness, the subjects of bias and discrimination inevitably arise in the workplace. NFL players have chosen to make a statement in their place of work-the gridiron-and responses have ranged from empathetic to confusion to divisive. These and other recent events indicate that no endeavor is […]

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Oprah’s Master Class with Tyler Perry:

  Media mogul Tyler Perry opens up about his role as a father and why he sees his little boy as his “healer.” http://www.oprah.com/own-master-class/First-Look-Tyler-Perry-on-Oprahs-Master-Class

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Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks

Ashley Bryan: Singing Praise of Thanks is a film about this artist of 92 years whose art-making on the Maine island of Islesford is a celebration of joy and creativity, the child within us, and gratitude for all of life. This trailer announces the soon-to-be-released feature documentary which will be screening at festivals and theaters around the country and will be followed by a half hour version for high school and college students. A companion curriculum guide will also be […]

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Black Girls Viewed As Less Innocent Than White Girls, Georgetown Law Research Finds

First study focused on “adultification” of black girls shows significant bias toward girls starting at age 5, younger than in previous research on black boys A groundbreaking study released today by Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality finds that adults view black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, especially in the age range of 5-14. The study, detailed in the new report, Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood, is the first of […]

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