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Month: October 2021

Word of the Week: Tokenism

*Excerpt from Me and White Supremacy by Layla Saad. More information and examples: “Tokenism: a Double Sided Coin” by Fiona Byarugaba https://www.thoughtworks.com/en-us/insights/blog/tokenism-double-sided-coin Diversity vs. Tokenism, T1J https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnxnlj-um5A (19 min.) AND……! Learn more about Tokenism and White Saviorism at our Brown Bag Lunch for Wednesday – 11/3 Join us next Wednesday (11/3) at Noon for a …

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Word of the Week: White Centering

More information and examples:   “How NOT to be an Ally – Part 1 “Centering the Privileged” by Kim A. Case, PH.D. https://www.drkimcase.com/how-not-to-be-an-ally-part-1/   What is the Cost of Centering Whiteness? Toussaint Morrison https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yImoCorGRA (7 min.)   AND……!  Learn more about White Apathy and White Centering at our Brown Bag Lunch THIS Wednesday – 10/20 …

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Follow up: ‘Autism Goes To College’

Nearly two dozen of us ended our Wednesday, Oct. 13, by gathering on Zoom to watch the documentary, “Autism Goes To College,” followed by a discussion and q&a session with Kimberly Blackshear and Dr. Tara Chandrasekhar from Duke’s Neurodiversity Connections. The film was moving and engaging and several were moved by the challenges and resilience …

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Comics Can Help: A Graphic Medicine Workshop

      The “Pandemics, Health, and Power” Duke Immerse cluster will be hosting a virtual Graphic Medicine illustrations workshop with MK Czerwiec, the Comic Nurse! We’d love for you to join us. Come ready to draw! When: Tuesday, October 19 from 5:30 – 7:00pm EDT Where: Zoom: https://duke.zoom.us/j/6880001354 Access note: we are planning for …

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Word of the Week: Color Blindness

  More information and examples:   “Color Blindness is Counter Productive” by Adia Harvey Wingfield “Why Color Blindness Will Not End Racism” (5.5 min.) AND……!  Learn more about Color Blindness and White Silence at our Brown Bag Lunch for THIS Wednesday – 10/6 Join us this Wednesday (10/6) at Noon for a Brown Bag Lunch on this …

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