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Antiracism

What About Our Basic Goodness?

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 06.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

This week I've been thinking a lot about basic goodness as our moral power. We all have the choice to take actions that support and protect life or...

France's Approach to Fighting Racism: Pretty Words and Magical Thinking

Crystal Fleming | Posted 05.07.2015 | World
Crystal Fleming

Too many French people seem to imagine that if they close their eyes to race, click their heels three times and repeat the words "Liberty", "Equality" and "Freedom", the boogeyman of racism will simply vanish and disappear. No systematic data or policies necessary. Only pretty, magical, colorblind words.

'Good' and 'Evil' Whites? The Shared Meanings of Race

Matthew W. Hughey | Posted 11.20.2012 | Black Voices
Matthew W. Hughey

If we stop looking for the "racist" or "antiracist" intent within people and instead within the shared, patterned, and common ways that people interact, we can move beyond the common and often misleading ways of dividing the world into simplistic dichotomies of good and bad.