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Racial Battle Fatigue - How Some Students of Color Respond to Racial Microaggressions

Empower Yourself—Learn About Racial Microaggressions

Racial Battle Fatigue occurs from the cumulative effect of constantly analyzing the negative remarks and behaviors of others which may lead to physical and psychological problems in students of color.


Bias in Peer Review of Research

Reviewing research papers for conferences and journals is a part of my job. When I review journal papers, I get to see the comments of other reviewers when the review is complete and comments are sent out to the authors. 341 more words


3 Biggest Hurdles Bernie Sanders Will Need to Clear to Finish the Race

As the number of Republican presidential candidates grows on a seemingly daily basis, the Democratic field is slowly becoming more crowded. It now includes Hillary Clinton… 813 more words


HuffPo reports civilization 'still standing' following same-sex marriage ruling; Where's Hillary's warning?

It’s certainly not as though anyone’s image of BuzzFeed or the Huffington Post as an objective news outlet was shattered when each site quickly replaced its Twitter avatar with a rainbow version after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. 567 more words


Sermon for a Sunday of Mourning and Repentance for the Racial Atrocity in Charleston, S.C. June 28, 2015

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost – June 28th 2015 Christ Lutheran

Lamentations 3:22-33 Psalm 30 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Mark 5:21-43

We Interrupt this Service

In our pastors’ bible study this week a pastor called our gospel story one of interruption. 1,294 more words

Selected Sermons

White Fragility: How to spot it and what to do about it

White fragility includes fragility of all privileged individuals. Onset fragility is experienced when privilege is threatened or taken away, and we see symptoms of fragility appearing in cis-gendered, male, straight, able-bodied people because “white” (tracing the history of the term when applied to people) merely means privilege. 1,013 more words