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Linda R. Tropp, PEP Co-Director, recently published research on key ways to motivating advantaged racial groups to act in support of racial equality

Linda R. Tropp, PEP Co-Director, recently published research on key ways to motivating advantaged racial groups to act in support of racial equalityTropp and colleagues found that having open communication about group differences is a crucial pathway. "Our views of the world are a function of our lived experience," Tropp says. "The mere act of being willing to listen and accept the validity of the experiences of people who are different from you is a profound step toward bridging difference and building unity." Read more at Science Codex and the News Office release.

 

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