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2021 - Inclusivity Minute

    • Reporting Race: Use of Inclusive Language in Disparities Research
      , by DCEG Staff

      The language we choose is powerful and conveys implicit meaning, values and perspectives. It shapes how we share our identities with others and how we view others. When discussing race and ethnicity in scientific reporting, terminology and word choice are critically important.

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    • Structural Racism

      Structural racism is racism that is normalized and legitimized by the policies, institutions, and systems that govern our society (e.g., in housing, education, employment, healthcare, criminal justice, etc). Although we’ve made great progress towards achieving racial equality, outdated rules and norms of the past remain engrained in our institutions, and their harmful effects persist to this day. Learn more in this issue of Inclusivity Minute.

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    • Let’s Talk About Xenophobia and Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

      Xenophobia, the “fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners,” is an unfamiliar term for some. While xenophobia is similar to racism, racism is prejudiced thoughts and discriminatory actions based on differences in race or ethnicity. A person can be both racist and xenophobic.

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    • Committing to Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in Scientific Research

      Learn about the ways to support the recruitment and retention of Black researchers and to combat anti-Black racism in academia and in the workplace.

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    • Your New Year's Resolution: Be an Ally

      Allies are individuals of one social identity group who stand up in support of and seek to help those of another group facing oppression. Learn why allies are important in the fight against oppression and how allyship may look in the workplace.

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