The Educational Opportunity Program at the University of Washington: The first group of recruits sits in the classroom in quadrants. The black kids are in one corner, the Hispanics in another, the Native Americans in a third, and the poor whites in a fourth.
Race and Education
The mind is a funny thing when it comes to how your attitude toward stereotypes affects your overall thinking. For example, have you ever noticed how people with strong mindsets toward racial stereotypes tend to be less creative or able to think in the abstract? One new study released January 7 found a connection between racial intolerance and creativity while a second study has concluded that adopting abstract thinking reduces prejudice toward “non-normative” groups.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Visitors to the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum know its space offers sounds in addition to sights. Interactive exhibits offer videos with sound illuminating the museum's various displays showcasing the area's history.
Soon more voices will be heard in the former Queen City Bathhouse, now converted to the museum on Jack Warner Parkway, adjacent to the Tuscaloosa Public Library.
Shaina Strom, director of the MWWTM, is leading a team collecting oral histories on two projects.
Each week, the White Privilege Conference and the Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity and Inclusion, housed at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS), hosts a half hour radio show called Intersections Radio that features an interview with a different author, scholar, and/or speaker.