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TikTok, #BamaRush and the irresistible allure of mocking Southern accents

Kathryn Cunningham, University of Tennessee As college students across the country return to campuses grappling with the COVID-19 delta...

Racial stereotypes drive students of color away from STEM, but many...

Ebony O. McGee, Vanderbilt University Dominique, a Black electrical engineering doctoral student, found herself in an awkward situation in the lounge of a hotel where...

New teachers mistakenly assume Black students are angry

Alison Cooke, North Carolina State University; Amy Halberstadt, North Carolina State University, and Pamela Watkins Garner, George Mason University The Research Brief is a short...

Why our brains see the world as ‘us’ versus ‘them’

Leslie Henderson, Dartmouth College Anti-immigrant policies, race-related demonstrations, Title IX disputes, affirmative action court cases, same-sex marriage litigation. These issues are continually in the headlines....

How to combat racial bias: Start in childhood

Gail Heyman, University of California, San Diego Racial bias can seem like an intractable problem. Psychologists and other social scientists have had difficulty finding effective...

Google memo completely misses how implicit biases harm women

E. Anne York, Meredith College Workplace biases are back in the national conversation, thanks to the recent memo by a Google employee. The memo’s author...

Explaining the rise in hate crimes against Muslims in the US

Brian Levin, California State University San Bernardino Hate crimes against Muslims have been on the rise. The murder of two samaritans for aiding two young...

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Writing the “Isolation Rag” – a composer reflects on his experience...

Scott Wheeler, Emerson College Scott Wheeler is a composer who teaches at Emerson College. In an interview with The Conversation, he explains how classical musicians...