Posts tagged with: class

Waking Up White

“Irving’s experience … will help white people, who haven’t noticed the role systemic privilege has played in their lives, start to see the world in a new way.” — Jodi Picoult, author, Small Great Things Class : Debby Irving author...

American Denial and Post-screening Conversation with Film Producers

The film looks back on Swedish filmmaker Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 landmark study 'An American Dilemna' and asks “How much has changed in race relations since Myrdal conducted his study, and what hasn't changed much at all?” Q&A after screening. ...

Book Discussion: Blind spot: The Hidden Biases of Good People

Blindspot by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anothony G. Greenwald, Join a discussion on unconscious bias and how to overcome it. Discussion moderated by Esther Kingston At UMB  Esther created and taught  courses on Race, Class and Gender, and led a...

Inaugural “A Day in the House” highlights diversity in Winchester

On April 4, Representative Michael Day (31st Middlesex District) opened his monthly talk show “A Day in the House” with guests Jennifer Zhang, Director of Outreach, Winchester School of Chinese Culture and Aba Taylor, Executive Director of the Winchester Multicultural...
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What is “class?”

(Read all articles on exploring “class” and “classism” in our February 2016 Journey newsletter). For definitions of “class” and “classism” we turn to a trusted organization, Class Action. Betsy Leondar-Wright, opens her book Class Matters with this definition: Class is...