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NAR Committees 101

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By Nobu Hata Preconceived notions I had of an NAR committee aside, this would be my third Midyear and my first year serving on any committee, and I was bound and determined to make the best of it. I was appointed to the Equal Opportunity/Diversity Committee, and my knee-jerk reaction was essentially a surprise-surprise-throw-the-asiandude-on-the-most-predictable-committee-possible one.  Even better: There were a …

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Writing Our Discriminatory History

Blog Contributor Code of Ethics, Diversity, MidYear, YPN News 6 Comments

By Brian Copeland I grew up in a hometown notorious for its horrible discriminatory history.  In 1956, the high school was bombed when 12 students of color were desegregated into the school.  Today, I look back on such acts and honestly cannot believe they happened.  It seems like some goofy urban myth that someone would want to discriminate. Today, from …