Race, Ethnicity, Gender Follow-ups

 

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Picture credit: The Atlantic, see article below

Here are some of the links we did not get to on Thursday

How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly towards them TED talk Verna Myers, 18 min

A diversity educator, Myers, discusses moving past implicit biases.

Can Prejudice Ever Be a Good Thing? TED talk by Paul Bloom, 16 minutes

In addition to explaining the origins of implicit bias he describes some individual and societal ways to bring about change.

MTV has an interactive on talking back to prejudice,

http://www.lookdifferent.org/what-can-i-do/see-that-say-this

And a new release on gender/intelligence bias forming as young as 6:

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/01/six-year-old-girls-already-have-gendered-beliefs-about-intelligence/514340/

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