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Thu Apr 19, 2018, 11:02 AM

How To Train White People Not to Fear Black People

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Reply How To Train White People Not to Fear Black People (Original post)
LongTomH Apr 2018 OP
Nitram Apr 2018 #1
caraher Apr 2018 #2
Nitram Apr 2018 #3
caraher Apr 2018 #5
tomhagen Apr 2018 #4

Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Thu Apr 19, 2018, 02:24 PM

1. I find Tom Harthman rather long-winded and a bit dull, but the title drew me in.

It sounded like an interesting subject, and I assumed it must have some connection to the training Starbucks had just sent their managers to. I was disappointed to find that "how to train white people not to fear black people" never came up. Nor did Hartman say anything at all that I didn't already know.

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Response to Nitram (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 20, 2018, 01:20 AM

2. Thanks for saving me the time

I hate trying to get info from videos/talking... and I too was drawn by the title

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Response to caraher (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 20, 2018, 08:08 AM

3. Last night NPR interviewed a woman who will be leading the Starbuck training.

The purpose is to become aware of the ubiquity of unconscious bias, and start the process of identifying it in ourselves.

https://www.npr.org/2018/04/19/604070231/a-lesson-in-how-to-overcome-implicit-bias

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Response to Nitram (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 20, 2018, 03:44 PM

5. Thanks

So the key seems to be consciously interrupting automatic thought streams and interrogating them. In any case, this is more useful- thanks again!

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Fri Apr 20, 2018, 09:00 AM

4. Even the Master Genes of Donald Trump spawned this:

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