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A historical recap of Rochester's movements and resistance led by BIPOC community activists around issues related to gentrification, housing injustice and environmental racism.
Participants will explore the concept of intersectionality, the definition of intersectional feminism in the United States, the feminist movement, and its intersection with race, gender, class, and ethnicity.
This online class will teach you how to understand implicit bias at a personal and social level and leverage this understanding in a way that will allow you to decrease instances of microaggressions and other covert racist tendencies.
Students will explore how environmental justice advocates can be more inclusive, culturally responsive, and understand implicit bias as they engage with communities disproportionately affected by environmental racism.
We will discuss Black contributions made to the world in art, medicine, technology, and the humanities prior to the transatlantic slave trade.