As IBM’s first Black systems engineer, Clyde Ford’s father had to navigate racial tensions—and his company’s troubling history.
How and why teachers punish students can have life-long consequences, especially for Black children. Explore the “discipline gap” through the eyes of a teacher and student who experienced it firsthand.
In many cases decided by the US Supreme Court, argues professor Timothy Golden, there is a “profound difference between what is legal and what is just.”
They’re just follicles, yet a lot of social and power dynamics are playing out on your head.
Discussions about race often ignore a key fact: that its definitions are constantly changing.
If a child and her teacher are of the same race, does the child’s learning improve? A Think & Drink event explores the culture gap in Washington State schools.
Seattle is often touted as a liberal city with progressive attitudes toward race. But is the city just better at hiding its prejudices? Read excerpts from our recent Think and Drink.
A spiritual was more than a song, says Speakers Bureau presenter Gloria Burgess. It was a vital part of a slave’s daily life, a link to an African past, a spark for modern American music, and a coded message.
Talking about racism with a room full of strangers is hard, yet that’s what Eva Abram does across the state. “The intent is to get people to consider a problem they sometimes perceive as being outside themselves.”
When it comes to race, what is Seattle doing right, and what needs to change? Join us for our next Think & Drink event Nov. 10, “Seattle Skin: Being Black in a Liberal City,” at Greenwood’s Naked City Brewery and Taphouse.