ARCC Articles and Resources

What is Medical Racism?

March 2024 Medical racism is one of the largest problems in the U.S. healthcare system today, yet many people do not know it exists. Since the beginning of modern medicine,…
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The History of Voter Suppression, Is it Really History?

March 2024 Post Civil War Voter Suppression Voter suppression has been practiced in the United States since at least the end of Reconstruction (1865–77). The Fourteenth (1868) and Fifteenth (1870) amendments to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteed U.S. citizenship and equal civil and legal…
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DeepDive Medical Racism Follow-Up Resources

Following a great conversation with Glahnnia “Renn’ee” Rates on the DeepDive Talkshow, here are several resources for viewers interested in learning more about medical racism, health equity, and patient advocacy…
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The Climate Crisis: Impacts on Social Equity

January 2024 As international organizations and governments become increasingly concerned about the current climate crisis, a stark truth has emerged: our global predicament is no longer limited to environmental calamity,…
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The History and Continuing Relevance of the Black Panther Party

December 2023 If, in the current era of tense political division, normalized racism, and record hate crime frequency, you feel you’re living in a cataclysmic déjà vu reality, you’re not…
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Native American Heritage Month: Land Sovereignty, Food Decolonization, and Paths Forward

November 2023 November is National Native American Heritage Month (also called American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month), and it’s a time to celebrate the rich cultures, traditions, and histories…
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How Socially Conscious Art and Music Can Spread Anti-Racism

October 2023 Art and music have long been powerful media for social change. They can challenge the status quo, inspire empathy, and even catalyze movements. One of the most impactful…
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What you Should Know About Hispanic Heritage Month

September 2023 Each year from September 15 to October 15, millions of Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s a great time of year to learn about what it means to…
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“Whitelash” and Other Current Challenges to DEI in the Workplace

August 2023 Despite heightened public awareness around systemic racial inequalities, much of which was galvanized by the murder of George Floyd in 2020, there are now equally escalating challenges to…
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The Impacts of the National Affirmative Action Ban

On Thursday, June 29th, 2023, the United States Supreme Court ruled that affirmative action college admissions policies are unconstitutional. As a result of the ruling that began with the cases…
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Understanding the Tuskegee Experiment

The Tuskegee Experiment, also known as the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, was a deeply racist and unethical clinical research study that took place between 1932 and 1972 in Tuskegee, Alabama, under…
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Things to Know About Juneteenth

On June 17, 2021, President Biden signed a bill making June 19th—known as Juneteenth—a federal holiday. Although Juneteenth has been celebrated in African American communities since its inception over a…
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The History of Modern Antisemitism in the U.S.

Many Americans think of antisemitism (bias against or hatred toward Jewish people) as being more or less limited to the Holocaust in Germany and, recently, the incendiary remarks of a…
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A Post-Pandemic Look at Women’s Career Sacrifices

When New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her decision to step down from office in January 2023, she certainly received no respite from the stream of sexist attitudes and…
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ARCC News – The Lesser-Known Legacy of Frederick Douglass

February 2023 At some point in grade school, millions of American students learn about the life and writings of Frederick Douglass, who became famous for his work as an abolitionist.…
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ARCC News – Martin Luther King, Jr. and “Extremist” Love

January 2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. and “Extremist” Love Apart from general familiarity with the federal observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday in January and a few lines…
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ARCC News – The Impacts of Racism in American Healthcare Systems

December 2022 Many Americans have either long been aware of or have recently learned about deeply rooted forms of structural racism in our national systems, policies, and legislation. Just one…
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ARCC News – Why We Need an Anti-Racist Workplace

This month, we are excited to share “ARCC News” with an article that accompanies this month’s podcast featuring author, Shereen Daniels. November 2022 Americans have long been familiar with the…
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ARCC News – How Replacement Theory Harms Latinx Immigrants and Refugees

This month, we are excited to share “ARCC News” and an original article on Replacement Theory. October 2022 How Replacement Theory Harms Latinx Immigrants and Refugees If you’re interested in…
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ARCC News – The Impacts of Racism on Black Entrepreneurs

This month, we are excited to share “ARCC News” and an original article as a companion to Season 2, Episode 7 where Donzel interviews Taylor Hubbard and John Hayes on…
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ARCC News – Racism in the White Evangelical Church

This month, we are excited to share “ARCC News” and an original article as a companion to Season 2, Episode 6 interview with Lori Kelly. August 2022 Racism in the…
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ARCC News – Fostering Connections Between Asian and Black Americans

This month, we are excited to share “ARCC News” and an original article on Fostering Connections Between Asian and Black Americans. July 2022 Fostering Connections Between Asian and Black Americans…
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