Conversations on Diversity

A blog by Eboo Patel, Mary Ellen Giess and Tony Banout that looks at identity and diversity issues from multiple angles.

January 31, 2019 - 3:00am
The evidence seems to show that some activists cared more about the white skin of the initial suspect than the tragic murder of a little black girl.
January 28, 2019 - 3:00am
Lots of people have noted that if his female victims were white, R. Kelly would certainly be behind bars. But what if R. Kelly was white?
January 21, 2019 - 3:00am
The philosophy of nonviolence has great wisdom, even for those of us who are not pacifists.
January 16, 2019 - 3:00am
What language do diversity progressives have when marginalization is occurring but it’s not because of racism, colonialism or white supremacy?
January 14, 2019 - 3:00am
Our dominant mental model of identity is not only wrong, it hurts minorities.
January 11, 2019 - 3:00am
Does engaging diversity in college mean unmooring people from their identities, or anchoring them more fully within those identities?
January 9, 2019 - 3:00am
Some thoughts about including religion in the campus/young adult diversity discourse.
December 14, 2018 - 3:00am
Why did the New Yorker piece on the Kevin Hart / Oscars scandal ignore his race?
December 10, 2018 - 3:00am
Is there a scenario where everyone wins, and that makes us all a little better? How would we play for that?
December 5, 2018 - 3:00am
It’s the interwoven fabric of our diverse civil society – and it is in danger. 


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