Racism in speed dating
Initially, I oversimplified my stance to a clear “no”.However, after extensive research on the matter and discovering an endless sea of contradictory studies, my conclusion is this: it depends. A new study of racism in Ok Cupid messaging finds a bit of hope in a sea of largely same-race interactions.He found that people from all racial backgrounds disproportionately contacted users from their same racial background., Brussels – JRS Europe, today, releases key data analysis of 315 community building initiatives mapped as part of I Get You.
Upon doing so, I received a number of messages of people thanking me for sharing a voice less heard, even if it meant being destroyed in a political bubble.By bringing local youth and families together with migrants for gardening, football matches and even speed-dating, stereotypes were broken down and new understanding and relations were built.The main findings have shown that most CBIs across Europe are small in scale and size but have impactful scopes in communities among the individuals that participate in them.They decided to plan a weekend retreat with key members of their respective congregations while also continuing to have their planning sessions as a group. One of those was the group of pastors assigned to come up with an action plan for addressing racism.“To me, Dialogue to Change is more than black and white. A key point is that the group strives to peel away layers of hate and get to the root of the problem, something that has more impact than talk or even a here-today, gone-tomorrow unity walk. As the group of pastors brainstormed on what could be their collective plan of attack against racism over the next several months, they struggled to come up with a sure-fire antidote.