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White Privilege, Color and Crime: A Personal Account

Jan 1, 2000
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Author: Peggy McIntosh In another classic article from Peggy McIntosh, white privilege is recognized and unpacked as it relates to crime, courts and the law. McIntosh points out how color seems to affect whether a person is viewed as criminal and the importance of learning to see privilege as such by broadening racial and social…

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Understanding the Role of White Male Leadership in Diversity

May 5, 1998
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Author: Cooper Thompson, M.S. In this article, Cooper Thompson examines white male denial about oppression and some of the barriers to change around diversity work experienced by white males. Through the presentation, he makes suggestions for overcoming these barriers and recognizing privilege that include finding ways to embrace—with head and heart—their role in changing cultural…

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Toward a Multicultural Organization

Jan 1, 1979
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Authors: Jarrow Merenivitch and Dan Reigle Jarrow Merenivitch and Dan Reigle trace the historical development of organizational inclusions attempts from segregation to Affirmative Action to multiculturalism and outline phases of organizational development around this issue through “Toward a Multicultural Organization”. This article outlines principles for designing multicultural organizations and emphasizes the need to move from…

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