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Discrimination and National Autism Awareness Month

In a little over a week, we will begin “celebrating” National Autism Awareness Month.  We will highlight children who have made unbelievable progress in spite of their “limitations,” inclusion at schools and in the workplace, awareness and acceptance, and parents … Continue reading

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Sterling and Racism: Five Myths

We should be shocked.  The number of people who said they were shocked by Sterling’s comments speaks volumes about our cultural and racial encapsulation.  Sterling comments are not out of the ordinary nor is it particularly shocking that someone in … Continue reading

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Our Aversion to Economic Inequality

To which social class do you belong? upper class middle class lower class When asked that question, the vast majority of the U.S. population (around 90%) responds middle class.  We see ourselves as “making it,” not poor and not rich.  … Continue reading

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Tweeting Hidden Bias

What do we make of tweets that are racist, sexist, or perhaps homophobic?  Are these people ignorant?  Are they simply “blowing off steam,” without thinking of the consequences?  Or might they be signs of hidden bias, bias that typically remains … Continue reading

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