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Black Experiences & Perspectives

Black Experiences & Perspectives

“Radical empathy…means putting in the work to educate oneself and to listen with a humble heart to understand another's experience from their perspective, not as we imagine we would feel.  Radical empathy is not about you and what you think you would do in a situation...

Black Experiences & Perspectives

Privilege and Bias

“Whether bad or good, whether justified or unjustified, our beliefs and attitudes can become so strongly associated with the category that they are automatically triggered, affecting our behavior and decision making. So, for example, simply seeing a black person can...

Black Experiences & Perspectives

History of Black Contributions

“Go through history, these lights that are shining on us, can you tell me who invented the light bulb? Everybody knows Thomas Edison. Edison invented the light bulb with a paper filament, it burned out in no time. Can you tell me who invented the filament that makes...

Black Experiences & Perspectives

A History of Racial Injustice

“The greatest evil of American slavery was not involuntary servitude but rather the narrative of racial differences we created to legitimate slavery. Because we never dealt with that evil, I don't think slavery ended in 1865, it just evolved.” ⏤Bryan Stevenson“How...

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