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The Manifestation of Microaggressions

Professor Pedro Noguera studies the history of coded language and its effects on all of us

Coded Language in Media

Artist Bayeté Ross Smith looks at how media shapes our perceptions.

When You Say The Word Thug...

Examine the long history of American’s use of “code words” with Comedian Hari Kondabolu.

Code Words: An Analogy

Examine the current function and long history of American’s use of “code words”.

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I'm Not A Feminist

What does it mean to be a “feminist” today? Explore from three unique perspectives.

What Are You?

What’s the intent behind a simple question like, “What are you?”


An author, a professor and a filmmaker discuss their unique takes on gentrification.

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