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4 Practical Tips to Tackle Accidental Racism

Because let’s face it. We’re not born woke.

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Like most things in life, it began with good intentions.

And by “it,” I mean all of it — the implicit bias training at work, the colorful infographics on Instagram, the workshops about intersectionality, and the fact sheets on microaggressions.

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Julladonna Park

Julladonna Park

Essayist & Academic// Oxford grad in Korean society & culture. Human stories about race, gender, and media.

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