Journal of Black Studies

The New "New Racism" Thesis: Limited Government Values and Race-Conscious Policy Attitudes

Introduction This study responds to the public debate on why some white people oppose large-scale government programs. Several researchers argue that “old racism” may influence some white Americans’ policy attitudes. This theory holds that some white people oppose race-conscious policy, or any policy explicitly intended to benefit Black people because they perceive Black people to…

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Administration in Social Work

Addressing Racism in the Organization: The Role of White Racial Affinity Groups in Creating Change

Introduction The authors of this study examine the role of racial affinity groups or caucuses in understanding institutional racism and transforming an institution towards antiracism and racial equity. They trace the development, execution, and operation of a white antiracism caucus that was facilitated by the two authors at a social service agency. They found that…

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