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Suey Park Out of Context, or How a Bunch of White Guys Proved That #CancelColbert Was Necessary and Didn’t Even Realize It. Part Two: Josh Zepps Gets Stupid

Suey Park Out of Context, or How a Bunch of White Guys Proved That #CancelColbert Was Necessary and Didn’t Even Realize It. Part Two: Josh Zepps Gets Stupid… 1,888 more words

Mental Health

Suey Park Out of Context, or How a Bunch of White Guys Proved that #CancelColbert was Necessary and Didn’t Even Realize It. Part One: She Said What?!?

Way back on March 27 or so—an eternity in Twitter time—Suey Park, a 23-year-old writer, comedian, and activist, in response to a post from the Twitter account of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” (but not actually Stephen Colbert’s account), started a (Twitter-based) campaign: #CancelColbert. 1,138 more words

Psychology

Diversity Conferences in Eastern Iowa

Within the time span of a month, the Eastern Iowa region has had several conferences dedicated to diversity in higher education institutions, acknowledging the continuously changing demographics of our community.   526 more words

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College Graduates Need To Be Culturally Competent

More than ever the workplace is becoming a diverse place in terms of people with different backgrounds and cultures.  Therefore, it’s become increasingly important for college graduates of all majors to enter the workforce with cultural competence. 121 more words

It's been a while....

I have been bust with many things over the past few months, not the least with the launch of the Down Under and Beyond podcast… 152 more words

The Great Diversity Divide

There’s an ongoing war of words between the anti-oppression, diversity and inclusion and intercultural competence camps. It can be nasty sometimes. All sides have the same goal of eliminating discrimination, racism and creating inclusive workplaces, but their approaches are very different. 481 more words

Diversity

Cultural Competence and its Importance

The Cultural competence of a person is the set of behaviors, norms and attitudes that enable effective understanding of a different culture whilst working in a cross-cultural situation. 215 more words

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