Category Archives: DiversityF15

Interruption

I have had to deal with feeling oppressed and hated many times before – largely because I am engaged to a woman (not just any woman, arguably the most wonderful woman on this earth.) I am supposed to be understanding … Continue reading

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Domestic Terrorism – An Institutional Problem

I should be preparing for my oral prelim right now. It’s in 4 days – and I can’t focus. I can’t focus because this world is a mess. I am frustrated beyond belief with everyone and everything. We’ve had more … Continue reading

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Inclusion & the Academic Glass Ceiling

It is difficult to imagine yourself in a position where we haven’t seen someone like you before. One example of this that comes readily to mind is a woman president. We have Hillary R. Clinton again vying for the nomination … Continue reading

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Refugees

I held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere. – Warsan Shire All around the world people are suffering. Domestically are dealing with racial … Continue reading

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Inclusive Pedagogy – Moving past privilege and bias toward a more inclusive climate

Before we begin, I want to break down the differences between privilege, bias, and racism.Privilege Privilege (n): a right, immunity, or benefit enjoyed only by a person (or group of people) beyond the advantages of most. Below are a just … Continue reading

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Objectification of Women in Professional Publications

It all started with a letter to the editor on June 10, 2015 regarding the cover art of their publications at the onset of the 2015 year. It seems every other month there is cover art that objectifies women.   … Continue reading

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The rainbow flag at the KKK Parade

The rainbow flag is something that we’ve seen a lot lately, especially with the SCOTUS ruling that marriage equality shall now be the law of the land. Some people view this flag as a symbol of intolerance toward religion and people … Continue reading

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Privilege and Inclusion

Growing up my mother always taught my to treat people with respect. To not judge people based on the color of their skin but by their values, morality, and empathy. When I was a child we would celebrate Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Test post for GRAD 5214 – Diversity for Global Society

This is a test post for GRAD 5214 –  Diversity for Global Society.

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