Teaching and the N-word: Questions to Consider
Koritha Mitchell provides what is typically on the last page of the course policies for every class she teaches, as well as additional explanations and resources.
Greening Africana Studies: Linking Environmental Studies with Transforming Black Experiences (Book)
In this book, Rubin Patterson initiates a conversation explaining why and how the gap between two disciplines — environment in Africana studies — can and should be bridged.
Margaret Heffernan: Dare to Disagree
Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners are not echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships, and businesses allow people to deeply disagree.
The December Dilemma
The December Dilemma is that time of year where multiple holidays collide and people with good intentions can find themselves in the middle of potentially toxic misunderstandings. This phenomenon occurs in workplaces across America, and can also have impact on global workplaces. Below are some tips that can help create an inclusive workplace during this holiday season.
Communicating across Cultural Barriers
Within the international and global business environment, activities such as exchanging information and ideas, decision making, negotiating, motivating, and leading are all based on the ability of managers from one culture to communicate successfully with managers and employees from other cultures.
Tim Wise: White Privilege
In critical race theory, white privilege is a set of advantages that some say are enjoyed by white people beyond those commonly experienced by non-white people in the same social, political, and economic spaces. Theorists differentiate it from racism or prejudice because they say, a person who may benefit from white privilege is not necessarily racist or prejudiced and may be unaware of having any privileges reserved only for whites.