“Ole Miss Turns Scary Racial Incident Into Teachable Moment” by KEITH O’BRIEN/NPR

How should a campus respond when there is a racial incident? Ole Miss, given their history, is choosing to confront the incident directly. This brings up many related questions for me, including: 1) how much have things changed?, 2) what is the role of social media in racist incidents and comments; and 3) how can you teach students about privilege, race, conflict, and history in today’s world in a way that increases understanding and builds bridges.

 

http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2013/07/02/195292757/Ole-Miss-Turns-Scary-Incident-Into-Teachable-Moment

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