- Racism plays a central role in every social challenge today.
- Communicators face the tricky task of helping an often resistant public to acknowledge and change the effects of racism.
- One approach is to frame communications less around the problem of racial inequity and more around the solution of what racial equity looks like.
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Are you inadvertently shutting off vital audiences from accessing and using your ideas?
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It’s easy to forget that for a nine-month window between the 9/11 attacks and the summer of 2002, public anxiety about the Middle East didn’t have anything to do with Iraq. In August of 2002, the Bush administration deftly re-framed the national conversation by emphasizing the threat posed by Saddam Hussein and his possible possession or acquisition of weapons of mass destruction, and the need to invade Iraq to mitigate that threat. Before that time, however, public anxiety coalesced around fears of an unfamiliar enemy, al-Qaeda, and the possibility that shadowy terrorists might somehow slip a nuclear weapon into a major American city. Often left unstated, these fears were deep.