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December 13, 2019

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How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them

There is no neutrality. There is only greater or lesser awareness of one’s bias.

– Phyllis Rose –

How to Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them

Our biases can be dangerous, even deadly as we’ve seen in the cases of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner, in Staten Island, New York. Diversity advocate Vern Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups. She makes a plea to all people: Acknowledge your biases. Then move toward, not away from, the groups that make you uncomfortable. In a funny, impassioned, important talk, she shows us how. { read more }

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What might walking boldly towards your own biases look like?

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