How To Guides
By developing “How To” guides, RRAPP has grouped together a set of articles to address a specific thematic area. These guides are meant to be focused on a singular yet multifaceted issue and to provide an entry point for further exploration of the topic.
What not to do, what we know doesn’t work
Research on racial equity and antiracist institutional practice is emerging and continues to help inform the field. What conclusions can be drawn about what are effective or ineffective approaches?
Organizational change with community stakeholders
Organizational change can be both a bottom-up and top-down endeavor. What does it look like to engage community stakeholders at all stages of antiracist change, and what are the most effective and equitable practices?
How to make your organization more accountable
How is accountability defined and measured? What does it look like when an organization claims antiracism as a core value and holds itself accountable for meeting racial equity goals? How is that accomplished?
Building an Antiracist University
The world of education is rife with policies and practices that perpetuate and promote racism. How do organizations with educational mandates work to recognize, understand, and address these issues?
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When is the “Racist” Designation Truly Applicable? News Media’s Contribution to the Debatability of Racism
Introduction The media plays an essential role in shaping public opinion on complex social issues. This is why it is critical that journalists are equipped to cover topics of race effectively. The Associated Press signaled the seriousness of public discourse on racism when updating its stylistic guidelines in 2019: “Do not use racially charged or…Read More
The Importance of Intersectionality for Research on the Sexual Harassment of Black Queer Women at Work
Introduction The #MeToo movement has sparked a global conversation about sexual harassment, giving researchers a rare opportunity to advance scholarship on a topic of wide public interest. However, most sexual harassment research describes a narrow group of people: white, cisgender, and heterosexual women. The dearth of literature on sexual harassment experienced by Black women, and…Read More
Racialized Organizations and Color-Blind Racial Ideology in Brazil
Introduction In response to a gap in the existing literature, scholars are beginning to study how race shapes organizational practices and how those institutional policies contribute to racialization. This study specifically seeks to understand the role that color-blind racial ideology, when prevalent in multi-racial societies, plays in producing and justifying racialization in organizations. In societies…Read More
Does Diversity-Valuing Behavior Result in Diminished Performance Ratings for Non-White and Female Leaders?
Introduction Despite the gains in representation that non-white people and women have attained in theworkplace, they remain considerably underrepresented in leadership roles at large companies.These gaps in representation are particularly jarring in light of the absence of significantdisparities in performance ratings between men and women (Joshi et al., 2015). Growingevidence also shows women are often…Read More