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Willing to examine White Privilege?

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

David R. Williams, a Harvard sociologist who studies the effects of implicit bias on health, said of the new characterization of Atticus Finch. “As an American raised in this society with negative implicit biases against black people, you are not a bad person. You are simply a normal American. We have to come to grips with the reality that this racism is so deeply embedded in our culture that it shapes how we see the world, it shapes our beliefs, our behavior, our actions toward members of other groups. We have to examine ourselves in a profound way.” You are invited to join others on campus for a discussion on these topics, including "White Privilege:  Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack" and "White Fragility."  Mon. Oct 5, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 151 Ford Hall, Free. Sponsored by President’s Coalition for a Respectful U

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