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Implicit Bias

Janelle Faison (left) and Megan Torres accuse Columbus Montessori of racial bias.
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Two parents are calling for administrators to step down at their children’s former school, Columbus Montessori Education Center. They argue racial bias played a role in how they and their kids were treated.

Teaching Diversity And Implicit Bias

Sep 5, 2018
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Controversy has surrounded a Cuyahoga Falls middle school after students were given an assignment last month ranking individuals based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation and other labels. The school district has since apologized, but questions remain on how, and when, we should be teaching diversity to children.

Today on All Sides, we’ll look at how young is too young to teach about diversity and implicit bias. 

An Akron-area state representative has filed a complaint with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission over how security has treated her at the Statehouse.

Implicit Bias Training

Jun 20, 2018
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State Representative Emilia Sykes stated publicly earlier this month that she had been repeatedly stopped by Ohio Capitol security personnel, while noticing that white elected officials were not. Since then, a meeting has been arranged between Sykes and Ohio's director of public safety to discuss what Sykes argues is racial profiling. 

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The Federal Communications Commission's effort to repeal net neutrality regulations could be a rallying cry for internet-loving voters. Coming up a look at the conflict the new effort could cause. Also, is some of the technology we use designed to be biased? Up next, what happens when apps negate the needs of women and different minorities.