For generations in America, matters of racial equity and civil rights have been framed in rigidly defined terms: an act, a view, or a piece of legislation was either racist or not racist.
Compassionate is the first word that comes to mind when her family thinks about her, says Daviana Robles-Monge, a freshman at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia.
As large scissors cut into a white ribbon adorned with the logo of the Governor’s Health Sciences Academy at T.C. Williams, cheers echoed across the auditorium from those gathered to celebrating the official launch of the program.
Diversity often is defined as increasing representation of people from all backgrounds in a particular field, but it’s also more than varying the makeup of an organization, it’s supporting diversity of thought, says Keith Melancon, MD, PhD, director of the George Washington University (GW)......