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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Ask the counselor: “What can I do when I notice racism in the classroom?”

Our counselor offers options for if you ever experience racism in the classroom.
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Ask the counselor: “What should I do if someone from a different culture ignorantly...

—Bethany*, Honolulu, HawaiiWe all know the saying “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” But sometimes words do hurt, and it can be hard to know how to...
African American female walking on campus

Ask the counselor: “How do I survive in a racist community?”

—Gala, Sioux Center, IowaIt’s not easy being in a community that you feel has hatred toward others because of their race. It’s stressful to hear negative comments or see discrimination and feel like there...

Students get real about race—and how to help each other

Rate this article and enter to winWhen did you last talk about race? Chances are, it was within recent days (maybe hours). Racism is a major element of national and lunch-table discussions, and a...