• Dialogues on Ethnicity, Race, Racism and White Privilege

    By on June 11, 2005

    Below are a list of resources, websites, articles, videos, and papers that are helpful in beginning dialogues on ethnicity, race, racism, and white privilege. Often times it is useful to have an article or film from which to begin a dialogue with others on these issues. All the listed sources are linked to the...

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  • A Discussion on White Privilege: Part II

    By on June 1, 2005

    The last edition of California Medicare News began a discussion on race and racism, exploring how and when the concept of race was created and defining racism and its differential effects on people of color. This article is Part II of that discussion,focusing specifically on racism’s corollary, white privilege. Again, with the growing diversity...

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  • A Discussion on Race and Racism: Part I

    By on March 1, 2005

    Part of being an effective advocate for California’s diverse Medicare population is becoming aware of and actively addressing racism. In the U.S., race classifications have a profound impact on people’s daily life experiences, and for people in the “non-white” race classifications, these impacts are mostly negative. An earlier edition of Diversity Connections which focused...

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