How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion
There is an imaginary line of social justice where things seem fair, but above and below, things are very different for different people. TedTalk speaker Peggy McIntosh at TEDx TimberlaneSchools talks about the line -- and your place on it.
The Urgency of Intersectionality
Kimberlé Crenshaw uses the term "intersectionality" to describe the phenomenon of when race and gender bias combine to create even more harm. She argues that if you're standing in the path of multiple forms of exclusion, you're likely to get hit by both. In this moving talk, she calls on us to bear witness to this reality and speak up for victims of prejudice.
Let's Get to the Root of Racial Injustice
In this inspiring and powerful talk, Dr. Megan Francis (UWash) traces the root causes of our current racial climate to their core causes, debunking common misconceptions and calling out "fix-all" cures to a complex social problem.
A talk of Tedx Ranier.
Our biases can be dangerous, even deadly. Diversity advocate Vernā Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups and makes a plea to all people: Acknowledge your biases. Move toward, not away from, the groups that make you uncomfortable. In a funny, impassioned, important talk, she shows us how.