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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?

American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education

Institutional Strategies to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion in Pharmacy Education

Introduction From 2007-2012, the Office of Recruitment, Development, and Diversity Initiatives (ORDDI) at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy conducted various integrated recruitment events to diversify the student body of their school. Students who participated in these ORDDI events were considered part of the “ORDDI cohort”. After implementing these programming changes, ORDDI reported that about…

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Race Ethnicity and Education

Building the Anti-racist University, action and new agendas

Introduction Dr. Ian Law, founding director of the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (CERS) at the University of Leeds, reviews twenty years of scholarship and initiatives by the Centre related to racism and higher education in the UK. Founded in 1998, CERS produces policy-relevant research that seeks to dismantle racism. In the 1990s, the…

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American Educational Research Journal

Stories Untold: Counter-Narratives to Anti-Blackness and Deficit-Oriented Discourse Concerning HBCUs

Introduction Despite the wide ranging accomplishments earned by historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), narratives regarding HBCUs often use deficit-oriented framing that erase their achievements. This context of pervasive institutional anti-blackness is rooted in the historical marginalization of HBCUs that continues to reinforce itself through less favorable depictions of HBCUs in the media and ultimately…

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