It can be easy for communicators who don’t work in social justice settings to believe “diversity” issues don’t matter in their work. We all must follow a journey to understand that is not the case.
In grad school, I was craving discussions about how to be a responsible—and not just proficient—communicator. I've created a spreadsheet to share resources I've found.
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For most of my adult life, I’ve been certain I'd never do a Ph.D., but, as stated in the SOJC’s viewbook, “Great researchers find a thread that fascinates them, and they don’t stop pulling until they’ve unraveled the truth.”
The press release released by the Minneapolis Police Department following the murder of George Floyd should make all communicators consider how organization-first thinking can justify only telling our preferred narrative.
People of color and individuals from traditionally marginalized populations have seen images of themselves or people like them misused over and over again. Communicators must rethink how we think of photography.