Tag: prejudice

Implicit Bias Training Reduces Racism

09/16/2015
Implicit Bias Training Reduces Racism

In order to combat racism, we must focus on solutions. Implicit bias training is something that can help people unlearn their prejudices.

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Analyzing the Divergent Trilogy: It’s More Relevant Than We Think

03/10/2014
Analyzing the Divergent Trilogy: It’s More Relevant Than We Think

The Divergent trilogy is based on a world in which group factions are key. Critics have complained that this is too simplistic but, in fact, it mirrors much of our modern political, racial, religious and gender divisions.

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For Girl Scouts, That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles

01/26/2014
For Girl Scouts, That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles

The Girl Scouts have been surrounded by controversy and some people were calling for a cookie boycott. Instead of fighting them, their opponents should take a page out of the Girl Scout handbook and learn how to deal appropriately with prejudice.

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Bridegroom and Duck Dynasty: A Tale of Two Interviews

01/15/2014
Bridegroom and Duck Dynasty: A Tale of Two Interviews

A comparison of two interview-based media presentations should make us think about the kind of news we get. Both the Duck Dynasty interview and the Bridegroom documentary have ramifications for how we want society to be.

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