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A Look at Race as a Social Construct

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 05.03.2015 | Black Voices
Kimberly Cooper

For those of us from the "multiracial" or mixed race community, photos of our population -- our people, our families, our children -- aren't as shocking as they are an affirmation of what we have already known: Race is a social construct.

Striking Photos Challenge The Way We See Blackness

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.13.2014 | Black Voices

Who is Black? What is Blackness? In a country where the face of the future is becoming ever more ethnically ambiguous, Blackness must be recognize...

Dr. Laura and Racism in the Age of Obama

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Dr. Laura's approach, which unfortunately is not hers alone, suggests that if an African American person is experiencing racism, the appropriate response is not concern, but suspicion.