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2016 | Oxford University Press

The Arc of a Bad Idea

Understanding and Transcending Race

A penetrating, provocative, and promising analysis of and alternative to the hegemonic racial worldview. How race came about, how it evolved into a natural-seeming aspect of human identity, and how racialization, as a habit of the mind, can be broken is presented through the unique and corrective framing of race as a time-bound (versus eternal) concept, the lifespan of which is traceable and the demise of which is predictable.

Published Works

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featured in The Psychology of Peace Promotion | 2019 | Springer

Empathy in the Service of Intra and Interpersonal Peace

"How can we understand and apply empathy in ways that are most conducive to peaceful intra- and interpersonal dynamics?"

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2012 | National Association of Social Workers

"Race is a term the meaning of which has been the subject of so much argument and mutation that its utility as a clear and reliable descriptor of a crucial form of ideology or behavior is less than certain."

The Pedagogy of the Meaning of Racism:

Reconciling a Discordant Discourse

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2008 | National Association of Social Workers

What if the Spirit Does Not Move Me?
A Personal Reconnaissance and Reconciliation

"Discourse on spirituality and practice too often involves unclear definitions and problematic
assumptions about the prevalence and relevance of spirituality in the lives of clients."

Articles

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The blurring of racial lines won’t save America. Why ‘racial fluidity’ is a con

2018 | story by John Blake

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Mean, Kind Or Non: Which Type Of Racist Are You?

2016 | by Carlos Hoyt Jr

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Taking race out of human genetics and memetics: We can’t achieve one without achieving the other

2016 | by Carlos Hoyt Jr