Join us as we equip researchers with the skills and knowledge needed to recognize implicit bias and structural racism in research approaches, and teach attendees how to distinguish between implicit and explicit bias to gain an in-depth understanding of factors, principles and practices for reducing these biases.
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Strange Fruit: Providing Insight and Tools for Addressing Implicit Bias and Structural Racism in Research
Thursday November 7, 10:00 AM | Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219
Strange Fruit, a metaphor coined from a recording in 1939 by the legendary singer Billie Holliday, symbolizes the graphic insults stemming from racism in the first half of the 20th century. The message behind the term, still used today, implies that the conditions, systems, and environments experienced by certain populations are rooted deep in historical biases that drive decisions and practices, including those in healthcare and health research.