All posts tagged racial equity

What Can We Do About The White Savior Complex?

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Museums Must Open Doors To Today’s Realities

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The ‘Perils’ Of Checking Your Privilege

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The Problem With Your Valentine’s Day Tip

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Midnight Basketball: A Popular Distraction To Real Problems

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If Public Universities Offer Free Tuition, Who Will Be Left Behind?

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To Advance Racial Justice, Philanthropists Will Need to be Courageous

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Heinz Endowments Chief: Philanthropy Faces Critical Test on Racial Equity

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When a School Markets Students as Charity Cases

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PROMO: Public School Teachers Get Cozy with Donors

In our next podcast, anthropologist Amy Brown goes inside a New York City public school where students are mainly black and Latino, and the teachers mostly white. When it comes time to schmooze with donors at the spring fundraiser, teachers are hand-picked.

“It was all about maintaining this look as young, energetic, articulate teachers who are going to be attractive to potential funders of the school. As people who are going to work their hardest and look good doing it,” Brown says. Read more…