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How White is the White House?

The recent departure of a white house senior staffer, Celebrity Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault Newman, has left the current administration with a diversity problem. This loss of a prominent female African American figure has lead to a noticeable even whiter White House. The former senior staffer herself has raised attention to the administration’s inability to […]

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How to Preserve History While Respecting Others

In August 2017, a confrontation spurred by the Charlottesville march and terror attack has emboldened an increase in the support of Confederate symbols. Recently, the Southern Poverty Law Center found in a survey of 2,000 educators a recent increase in verbal harassment, the use of racial slurs, and incidents involving swastikas, Nazi salutes, and displays […]

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How to Navigate Difficult Conversations With Respect

In such tense and dividing times, conversations about polarizing issues are inevitable. Whether it is small talk regarding something our president tweeted or what we, as a country, should do in response to mass shootings over Thanksgiving dinner, it is important to navigate political conversations with compassion while finding common ground. At times everyone is […]

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How to Report Discrimination in the Workplace

The battle of discrimination in the workplace is a difficult process to begin oftentimes due to the fear of disrupting the natural flow of the work environment and being blamed for bringing drama into the workplace.Yet, it is quite important to be vocal about any form of discrimination. The following are some great steps to […]