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Institutions

Local and Regional Government Alliance on Race and Equity

Racial Equity: Getting to Results

Introduction Throughout the history of the United States, government institutions at the local, state, and federal role have played a key role in designing and implementing policies that created and sustained racial inequities. These policies and practices have contributed to the chronic inequality of opportunity and outcomes that continue to adversely impact communities of color.…

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Critical Studies in Media Communication

“Coming to Terms with our Own Racism”: Journalists Grapple with the Racialization of their News

Introduction Despite the various achievements of the Civil Rights Movement, the media has played a key role in perpetuating negative and stereotypical perceptions of communities of color. Through its growing political and social influence on American society, the nation’s large media institutions have attained the ability to determine the specific issues that the average American discusses.…

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