Month: December 2020

Strategies for discussing bias

“…the binary mindset often positions good intentions and biased behaviour as mutually exclusive. However, it’s possible to act with good intentions and still perpetuate systemic bias.” Unconscious, or implicit, biases are the attitudes, preferences, and assumptions that any person holds toward another individual or group of people. These beliefs—centered around a wide range of characteristics, …

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bell hooks and intersectional feminism

bell hooks (born Gloria Jean Watkins) has always been a leader for justice against prejudice and has challenged oppression in her literature and her activist work. She has addressed race, class, gender in education, art, history, sexuality, mass media, and feminism. No stone has gone unturned.  Arica L. Coleman, a writer for Time states in …

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