Denial of structural racism linked to anti-Black prejudice

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Denial also associated with less racial empathy, study finds Newswise — People who deny the existence of structural racism are more likely to exhibit anti-Black prejudice and less likely to show racial empathy or openness to diversity, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. However, there were no similar findings for people who claimed they ignore race, which…

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Sandy Kim talks Inspiration and Creativity!

STM Profiles: Rod had the pleasure of interviewing actress and creative soul, Sandy Kim. She talked about what started her on this journey, and touches on how she adapted and navigated the restriction of the pandemic and the lockdown which affected the creative industry. Sandy also gives her insights on the future… Links to Sandy Kim: IMDB: Instagram: Sandy’s…

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High-interest presentations covered AI in Dermatology, Dermoscopy in Scarring Alopecia, Physician Leadership in Advancing Equity, Aesthetics in Skin of Color, Keloids, Pigmentary Disorders, Diagnostic Bias and other topics relevant to patients of color CHICAGO /PRNewswire/ — The Skin of Color Society, (SOCS), the world’s leading professional organization dedicated to advancing skin of color dermatology through research, education, mentorship and advocacy, successfully presented its…

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Black Lives Matter – Canada, Black Inmates and Friends Association, Keep6ix and the Toronto Black Farmers and Growers Collective launch ‘Earthseed,’ a new garden program for formerly incarcerated Black people

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TORONTO /CNW/ – Created in collaboration with the Black Inmates and Friends Association, Toronto Black Farmers and Growers Collective, and Keep6ix, Black Lives Matter – Canada has established a re-entry support program at Wildseed Centre for Art and Activism. Launching on March 28, 2022, Earthseed Community Garden Program builds on established programming led by Toronto Black Farmers and Keep6ix. An abolitionist experiment, the program…

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Political motivation often comes down to personal assessment of other races’ deservingness

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Newswise — While maybe not racially prejudiced, a broad swath of American citizens nonetheless do and say things that racists do, according to a new study. “Everyday people are implicated, not because they are racist but because they possess certain values that lock in disadvantage for African Americans,” wrote Darren Davis, the Snyder Family Mission Professor of Political Science at the…

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Empowering Girls Globally by Supporting Equitable Access to Education

(Family Features) Sometimes forgotten amidst the pandemic that upended the world is a global learning crisis that forced more than 1.6 billion children out of school. This immense loss of learning and development resulted in permanent setbacks for an entire generation – disproportionately affecting girls, according to a joint report between UNICEF, UNESCO and the World Bank. More than 10…

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Sparking Conversation to #BreaktheBias: International Women’s Day 2022

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International Women’s Day annually celebrates the extraordinary achievements of women, while working to accelerate gender parity and create a more equal and inclusive future. WISE: Women in Samsung Electronics Employee Resource Group sparked a conversation around the 2022 theme of #BreaktheBias to discuss overcoming discrimination and stereotypes. #BreakTheBias is not an item on our to do list that we cross…

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Racial discrimination charges filed with the EEOC against delivery logistic giant DHL

Prominent Los Angeles Civil Rights Attorneys Harris & Hayden LLP Champions of workers’ rights LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The leading Los Angeles civil rights law firm Harris & Hayden filed charges of racial discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against DHL on behalf of several DHL Express LAX Gateway employees on February 9, 2022. The charges accuse DHL of “blatant racism,…

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International Women’s Day promotes Anti- Discrimination: Meet the Inspirational Dr. Suzanne Yu

Dr. Suzanne Yu is an executive movie producer on “The Comeback Trail,” which stars academy award winners Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, and Tommy Lee Jones. The film will finally be released in theaters across America after a long delay due to Covid-19. Dr. Suzanne Yu has always been passionate about the arts, such as painting, singing, and dancing. Through her art connections, a documentary on PTSD…

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New exhibition Behind Racism: Challenging the Way We Think now open at the Ontario Science Centre

Developed in partnership with the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, informative and interactive exhibition explores racism in Canada and breaks down the mental processes that contribute to discrimination TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2022 /CNW/ –  If you could better understand how your brain processes information that can lead to bias and racism, could it impact your behaviour and result in positive change? Designed and fabricated by the…

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