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Racial incidents reported on several campuses - CNN Video

Several universities have dealt with racial issues on campus. CNN's Boris Sanchez reports.

#BlackOnCampus Exposes Racial Discrimination Across the Nation

Image: Twitter<p>Years of racial unrest at the University of Missouri came to a tipping point this week when the university’s system president and …

David Boren: 'Zero Tolerance Is the Only Way to Stop the Cancer of Racism'

America is experiencing far too many racial incidents. College and university campuses have experienced their share of deeply troubling events.<p>Last …

Annual Conference - Home

Leadership Journeys: Exploring the Guides, Pathways, and Possibilities<p>Read a recap of the 2018 NAIS Annual Conference in Atlanta.<p>The People of Color …

Experiments Aim to Ease Effects of ‘Stereotype Threat’

Complete Coverage<p>Stanford University psychologist Claude M. Steele made headlines in 1995 with a study that introduced the phrase “stereotype threat” …

How do US black students perform at school?

<b>The gap between black and white pupils' achievement is widening in the USA - so what are the causes and what barriers are preventing this problem being overcome?</b><p>How do black students perform at school?<p>The answer is complicated.<p>Increasing school resegregation - the renewal of segregation - and the …

'Microaggression' Is the New Racism on Campus

Think everyday, interpersonal racism is a thing of the past? In progressive politics, most of the action has moved on from the Civil Rights struggles …

Are you guilty of these 12 microaggressions?

Most people don't intend to be racist, sexist or homophobic, or even consider themselves capable of discrimination or bias.<p>Yet, researchers say, …

Feminism

Campus Group Apologizes to Students ‘Triggered’ by Anti-Microaggressions Exhibit

“This is what it feels like to hear microaggressions constantly used against you."<p>The Asian-American Students Association at Brandeis University put …

“Microaggression” at the University of Illinois

A new report is out, purporting to document racial stereotyping and “microaggression” at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. From the first …

Microaggressions and the Thought Police

Campuses have seen an abundance of sensitivity training and mandatory workshops. They have started issuing ‘trigger warnings,’ and have created ‘safe …

UC Berkeley Takes on Microaggressions as a ‘Public Health’ Issue

After all, they can kill you.<p>University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health held a town hall last week examining the harmful effects of …

Anti-Semitic “Microaggressions” and the True Price of Civilization

My Freeman column this morning deals with the ongoing debate over so-called “microaggressions.” I could have written much more than I did there, so I …

University Report: A Room Full of White People Is a Microaggression

Apparently, just being in certain rooms is a microaggression.<p>According to a new report released by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, …

Pop-Punk and Feminism: Intersectionality and Microaggressions

“Microaggressions are small, subtle, and often unconscious patterns of thought and action that we have been conditioned to see as normal.” …

Feminism

Microaggressions: Should they be censored on college campuses?

The University of California system has become the epicenter for conversations about microaggressions, free speech, and the roles and rights of …

When Microaggressions Become Macro Confessions

Somewhere between the tragedy of the Charleston shooting and the comedy of the faux conservative horror over President Obama's use of the n-word is a profound statement on the power of white privilege in 21st century America. It is not good old-fashioned racism, although there is plenty of that to …

Classic Tip Encouraging Hard Work Now Considered a Racial Microaggression by College

We’ve already seen the University of California, Berkeley, frowning upon notions that America is a “melting pot” and the “most qualified person” should get the job — and now another college has joined the fray.<p>The University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, has created a chart of racial …

UC Faculty Training: Saying ‘America Is the Land of Opportunity’ Is a Microaggression

The phrase is just one of many that faculty were advised not to use.<p>A University of California faculty leader-training handout instructed professors …

Where does UC's list of 'microaggressions' end?

<b>To the editor:</b> It's idiotic to limit discourse and debate because it might cause mental trauma in certain individuals. Isn't a university where we are supposed to be exposed to new and different ideas, where we are supposed to think outside our (sometimes self-imposed) boxes and get out of our safe …

When Minority Students Attend Elite Private Schools

Many parents of color send their children to exclusive, predominantly white schools in an attempt to give their kids a "ticket to upward mobility." But these well-resourced institutions can fall short at nurturing minority students emotionally and intellectually.<p>Dalton is a prestigious, …