Mitigating Your Blackness at Work: A Harmful Survival Technique

Led by: Reena Doyle- Human rights consultant- California Teachers Association

Historically, Black people in this country have had to make adjustments in the workplace to make others feel comfortable around them. This is sometimes referred to as “whitewashed,” professionalism, educated, or “Uncle Tom.” These terms are “dog-whistle” phrases that do great harm to Black workers. This session will focus on methods of targeting Black behavior that support “the rightness of whiteness” out of survival. Participants will go through hands-on skill building activities to view “blackness and professionalism” as affirming connecting concepts.


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