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EMPATHY & PERSPECTIVE: MINORITY GROUPS
What's it like being from a minority group? Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of someone who is Black, Asian, Eastern European, Gypsy, Roma, Traveler or other? Explore this topic to understand the beautiful histories of other races, ethnicities, religion and cultures. Plus you can discover how you can support others and stop discrimination.
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How 'white fragility' reinforces racism
Robin DiAngelo’s bestselling book White Fragility has provoked an uncomfortable but vital conversation about what it means to be white. As protests organised by the Black Lives Matter movement continue around the world, she explains why white people should stop avoiding conversations about race because of their own discomfort, and how 'white fragility' plays a key role in upholding systemic racism Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub For a few weeks, black lives mattered. Now what? ► https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/21/black-lives-mattered-revolt-cultural-debate-hostile-establishment Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute Today in Focus podcast ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/series/todayinfocus The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► http://www.youtube.com/theguardian Owen Jones talks ► http://bit.ly/subsowenjones Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Sport ► http://bit.ly/GDNsport Guardian Culture ► http://is.gd/guardianculture
TEDxHampshireCollege - Jay Smooth - How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Discussing Race
Jay Smooth is host of New York's longest running hip-hop radio show, the Underground Railroad on WBAI 99.5 FM in NY, and is an acclaimed commentator on politics and culture. In this talk, he discusses the sometimes thorny territory of how we discuss issues of race and racism, offering insightful and humorous suggestions for expanding our perception of the subject. http://www.hampshire.edu/ About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Not being racist is not enough. We have to be antiracist. Ibram X. Kendi's incendiary polemic is stirring, provocative and impossible to ignore. Here he explains why it's not enough to simply say you're not racist. Discover the book here: http://bit.ly/2KBWrxh F O L L O W U S TWITTER --} https://twitter.com/Waterstones FACEBOOK --} https://www.facebook.com/waterstones/ INSTAGRAM --} https://www.instagram.com/waterstones/ PODCAST --} https://www.waterstones.com/podcast
The politics of nationalism and racism in post-Brexit Britain | LSE Research
Instances of racist hate crimes have surged in the UK since the 2016 Brexit referendum. The rise of populist nationalism in many parts of the developed world testifies to the resurgence of fears around intensified immigration, and to the renewed power of racism. Professor Mike Savage, director of LSE’s International Inequalities Institute and Martin White Professor in the LSE Department of Sociology, examines the varying forms of nationalism harboured amongst British elites, and considers how intensifying inequalities inform volatile nationalist and racist sentiments across British society. Find out more about Professor Savage’s research: http://www.lse.ac.uk/sociology/people/mike-savage
Jamila Lyiscott: 3 ways to speak English | TED
Jamila Lyiscott is a "tri-tongued orator," and this powerful spoken-word essay celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents. As she explores the complicated history and present-day identity that each language represents, she unpacks what it means to be "articulate." Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. You're welcome to link to or embed these videos, forward them to others and share these ideas with pe