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The Subtleties Of Racism: Understanding Racial Microaggressions

After the murder of George Floyd, a flood of support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement sparked a racial reckoning. All across the country, people have come to terms with the racism that pervades their home, school, workplace and social circles. While it’s easy to point out blatant exam...

After the murder of George Floyd, a flood of support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement sparked a racial reckoning. All...

The Naked Truth: Discriminatory Practices Influence Our Mental Processes.

Growing up in Mumbai — a city way more progressive than any other in India in terms of open-mindedness — I enjoyed a certain privilege that I did not realize how much I would appreciate until I came here. It was the feeling that everyone around me and who grew up with me was treated e...

Growing up in Mumbai — a city way more progressive than any other in India in terms of open-mindedness — I enjoyed ...

Driven By Perseverance: UM’s Student-Led Black Greek Committee

While en route to the largest public anti-racism demonstration in the nation’s capital, University of Miami senior and National Pan-Hellenic Council President Marckell Williams chatted with Distraction about UM's compelling, premier Black Greek association. Today, the council's 43 repre...

While en route to the largest public anti-racism demonstration in the nation’s capital, University of Miami senior an...

It’s Not Enough To Be Non-Racist. We Must Be Anti-Racist.

As soon as the cries out of George Floyd’s death swept across every social media platform, the outrage of the #BlackLivesMatter movement followed suit, demanding that justice be met regarding the murders of Floyd and countless other black civilians and an end be put to police brutality ...

As soon as the cries out of George Floyd’s death swept across every social media platform, the outrage of the #BlackL...