A movement first started by Tarana Burke, it was initially focused on helping POC women who’ve suffered from sexual abuse. However, this initial…

The 1619 Project is an ongoing initiative from The New York Times Magazine that began in August 2019, the 400th…

Sometimes to describe instances in which people of color obscure, downplay, or expressly repudiate the racial group to which they…

Ally

An ally is a person who does not identify with a particular group of people, but who supports their right…

A person who takes action against oppression out of a belief that eliminating oppression will benefit members of targeted groups…

Anti-blackness is foundational to our very identities as white people. Whiteness has always been predicated on blackness. There was no…

Anti-fascism is an illiberal politics of social revolutionism applied to fighting the Far Right, not only literal fascists. As we…

The act of endorsing racial equality while locating the roots of problems in power and policies and confronts racial inequities.

Racial engagement in a culture in which racial disparity is infused limits white people’s ability to form authentic connections across…

Aversive racism is a manifestation of racism that well-intentioned people who see themselves as educated and progressive are more likely…

The idea of belonging is not new to diversity and inclusion. In fact, belonging is very integral to inclusion—in order…

Bias

[Objectivity is] the perception that some things are factual and not informed by social or cultural interpretations; a universal truth…

BIPOC

BIPOC means Black indigenous person of color.

It’s a sexual identity based on one’s attraction to people of the opposite and the same gender, thus “bi,” a…

The social assignment of Black bodies to an underclass is a historical conundrum that has multiple origins, two of which…

The body-positive approach is based on the development of five “core competencies”: Reclaim Health (realize that body size is unrelated…

Cancellation isn’t personal but a way for marginalized communities to publicly assert their value systems through pop culture. How else…

See “Greed”

If your gender identity matches the body you were born with, you’re cisgender. Since gender identity isn’t the same as…

A Citizenship Grade is part of the San Marino High School’s grading system. Because of the discrepancies between POC students…

We see the effects of the climate crisis all around us in hurricanes, droughts, wildfires, and rising sea levels, but…

The common idea of claiming “color blindness” is akin to the notion of being “not racist”—as with the “not racist,”…

The explicit insertion into everyday life of racial signs and symbols that have no meaning other than positioning African Americans…

Complicity arises, according to Gardner, because I am not only responsible for my own actions (as a principal) but I…