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International Blog Against Racism Week, the Sequel

Guest blogger Nora, with a heads-up: Not getting enough hot and smexxy race-related discussion here on ABW? Well, you’re in luck, because it’s International Blog Against Racism Week again! Last year’s IBARW was an impromptu event that pretty much boiled out of the confluence of

Implicit associations = STEREOTYPES.

Guest blogger Nora again; howdy! With a short (for me)┬ápost! Some of you may have seen this article about how “implicit associations” (i.e., biases) impact medical treatment already. The gist of it is this: In the new study, trainee doctors in Boston and Atlanta took

So let’s just go back to segregation, then.

[Guest blogger Nora here. This is an adaptation of something I posted in my personal blog back in June, in reaction to the Supreme Court’s recent school desegregation decision. Occurred to me it might be of interest to folks here, too.] After hearing about the

More stereotypes than meet the eye

ABW’s Guest Blogger Nora here, with a brief rant. Belated happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans (and more belated Canada Day to our northerly neighbors). I don’t tend to do much for the 4th of July; I just kind of feel ambivalent about celebrating

Something *I* needed to understand

Y’know, housesitting here at ABW for a few days has really opened my eyes to how important it is to keep a “safety zone” around discussions of racism. I thought I understood this, intellectually, but the practical experience has been a whole other thing. One