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How to be an Anti-Racist
“The active process of naming and confronting racism by changing systems, organizational structures, policies and practices and attitudes, so that power is redistributed and shared equitably.”
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Racism and Bias
Seeking and speaking truth about racism starts with having candid conversations about race
AAMC article in which Harvard social psychologist Robert Livingston, PhD, offers a way forward for institutions and individuals to begin to address racial equity. [Source]
Addressing and Eliminating Racism at the AAMC and Beyond
AAMC Framework for Addressing and Eliminating Racism at the AAMC, in Academic Medicine, and Beyond [Source]
This program presented as part of the Presidential Initiative on Harvard and the Legacy of Slavery, explores how to dismantle the system of racism and create a system for all people to thrive. [Source]
How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them