Category Archives: Thinking About Race

Is African American history ‘special interest history’ ?

THINKING ABOUT RACE (March 2011). February is Black History Month. As we reflect on what that means to both white people and black people, a further segment from the article quoted here last month seems relevant.  Lisa Heldke proposes that … Continue reading

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A DuBoisian Proposal

THINKING ABOUT RACE (February 2011). One goal of the Working Group on Racism is to deepen our understanding of what white antiracism means and how to go about it. A professor of philosophy at Gustavus College in Minnesota, Lisa Heldke, … Continue reading

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“I Can Fix It!”

THINKING ABOUT RACE (January 2010): Conversations on racism often bring up the question of, “What can I do?” Learning about the history of science’s role in racism and the cultural barriers we erect around race can lead to feelings of … Continue reading

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I Can Fix It.com

THINKING ABOUT RACE (January 2010): Conversations on racism often bring up the question of, “What can I do?” Learning about the history of science’s role in racism and the cultural barriers we erect around race can lead to feelings of … Continue reading

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