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Four Sparrows, Chapter 2, Scene 4 and Final Scene

Tomás had learned some English from the three Americans who boarded the ship in Acapulco. He knew the words for oro, herramientas, río, navio, tienda, cuerda, pan, cerveza, gracias. He’d repeat them to himself at night: gold, pan and shovel, … Continue reading

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Implicit Bias (part 1 of 2)

I went to a great talk at UC Berkeley’s Law School last week. The title was “Implicit Bias, Identity Anxiety, and Structural Racialization Subtexts”.  One of the topics that intrigued me was the Implicit Association Test (IAT). Basically, it tests … Continue reading

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White Racial Identity Development

There are many theories of racial identity development, which attempt to explain  how people realize their racial identity and how they deal with it. One that resonated with me in graduate school was Janet Helms’ theory of white racial identity … Continue reading

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