In the fourth session of Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity (2018) Dr. Patricia Devine and Dr. Will Cox, two scientific leaders in the study of stereotyping and implicit biases from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, share the strategies they have developed and empirically tested to break the “prejudice habit.” These strategies are the first and remain the only interventions that have been shown to produce long-term changes in implicit bias.
In the second session of the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, Dr. Ibram Kendi, National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, discussed how structural racism is constructed by the interplay of racist ideas and racist policies.
In the third session of the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, Dr. Robin DiAngelo, author of What Does It Mean to Be White?, discusses white privilege. What does it mean to be White in a society that proclaims race meaningless yet is deeply divided by race? Dr.
In the first session of the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, expert facilitator, Inca Mohamed, explains how to build a multi-sector community for racial equity. Watch the video here.
At a reception to kick-off the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table series, Dr. Bernard Demczuk, retired George Washington University professor and Ben's Chili Bowl's official historian, discussed why we have to understand the racial history of DC and the US in order to address the root causes of the inequities we see today.
Based sardonically on Masterpiece Theatre, WRAG’s Structural Racism Theater introduces the viewer to concrete examples of structural racism and implicit bias. It’s edgy, dryly humorous, “shareable,” and an incredibly different direction for WRAG. The first episode, "The Pernicious Compromise," focuses on the timely topic of the Electoral College and its connection to the Three-Fifths Compromise.
Based sardonically on Masterpiece Theatre, Structural Racism Theater introduces the viewer to concrete examples of structural racism and implicit bias in an edgy, social media-friendly way. In "Darkness in Emerald City," we look at the relationship between implicit bias and institutional racism.
In the final session in WRAG's Putting Racism on the Table series (2016), the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Dr. Gail Christopher discussed the role of philanthropy in addressing racism and racial inequity.
In the fourth session of Putting Racism on the Table (2016), James Bell, founder and executive director of the W. Haywood Burns Institute, focused on mass incarceration.
In the fifth session in WRAG's Putting Racism on the Table series (2016), Manuel Pastor, Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, discussed the experience of nonblack racial minorities in America, the implications of demographic change, and the urgent need to invest in equity.