Institute for Courageous Conversation about Race

Unitec Creates New Space for ‘Courageous Conversation’

On March 18, Scoop Independent News reported on the opening of the Institute for Courageous Conversation about Race at Unitec in New Zealand. Unitec has been using the Courageous Conversation protocol to build its own capability for meeting the needs of its diverse student population. “We all need to have courageous conversations about race if we’re really going to understand the problem of racial inequity,” PEG Founder Glenn Singleton said in the story. “This means acknowledging and accepting the differences among us, including race, which can sometimes be an uncomfortable experience.”

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

By Jo Yurcaba—May 17, 2021 Black LGBTQ people face an increased risk of violence and harassment. A new app hopes to help change that. David Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, said Black queer and trans people have to worry about things...

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

By David Martin—March 21, 2021 More than 70 years after the armed services were integrated, it is still a fact of life in the U.S. military that African Americans are more likely to be disciplined and less likely to be promoted than Whites. Even the most successful...