An interview with Robin DiAngelo about her latest book “White Fragility” explains why it can be hard to talk about racism – and what to do about this.
How Racism hurts our Health
Scientists have long-suspected that racism can negatively affect our health in various ways.
Now there is growing evidence that shows they might be right.
Makeup gets a Makeover
Pop diva Rihanna launches her makeup line Fenty.
With more than 40 shades for all skin tones, Fenty is one of the first brands to address the variety of skin tones and textures among people of color.
How Does the Language We Use Legitimize (or Delegitimize)?
This interesting article looks at the language we use about history — especially that of the Civil War (or should it be called War of Rebellion):
Suggestions for talking to people with disabilities and the real issues they reflect:
Race and “the Talk”
This commercial for Proctor and Gable give a look into the realities and fears of Black families in the United States.
How Do Labels Influence What We See?
Six photographers were told different information about the same man. Look at how their portraits differ.
North American Native Lands
Are you in North America? Do you know about the Native American history of the places you live, work, or call home? This website can help. The maps here (and their links) can help you learn about Native territories, treaties, and languages.
“Why Americans Smile So Much: How immigration and cultural values affect what people do with their faces” by OLGA KHAZAN
While there are some universally recognizable facial expressions, different cultures have different rules for displaying them. This article looks at why Americans smile more than people from other countries.
“Why do we think poor people are poor because of their own bad choices?” by Maia Szalavitz
This is part of a series on inequality and opportunity in America, from the Guardian Newspaper.