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Advent Illusions

Ryan Phipps | Posted 12.05.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God, as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: "I will send my messenger ahead of you...

How Fear Has Become The Great Common Denominator

Lisa Rosenthal | Posted 11.30.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Rosenthal

Whatever privilege any of us had in the past is no more. There is only the very thinnest of veneers of privilege left -- straight, white, Christian, exclusionary. Anyone else is other, is them.

I Am a "Them"

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
Carole Brody Fleet

I am a "Them". I am one of "Those People". I have been for my entire life, It is who I am. You know what I mean. "Them". "Those People". As in, "We d...

If You Voted For Trump And You're Not A Racist, You Have A Lot Of Work To Do

Vernā Myers | Posted 11.18.2016 | Black Voices
Vernā Myers

As a diversity and inclusion specialist who preaches the importance of understanding the perspectives of others, I started talking to a number of you ...

A Spiritual Meditation on Political Insanity

Philip Gulley | Posted 11.06.2016 | Religion
Philip Gulley

There's a couple I know who celebrated their wedding anniversary last month and she posted on Facebook about their crazy life together. That was a cu...

How to Find Prejudice Hidden in Our Words

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Jenn Director Knudsen Language can reveal our hidden beliefs and biases, such as the assumption that men are stronger at science than women, or b...

Too Many Doctors Have To Deal With Bigoted Patients

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.02.2016 | Healthy Living

It was Dr. Emily Whitgob’s first year in a supervising role at Stanford Hospital when she first encountered discrimination from a patient. The fathe...

Bigotry Is Alive And Well In An America I Do Not Recognize

Ann Fry | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Ann Fry

As I matured, became a teenager and then a college student, I began to look around and saw a much bigger picture.

Why the IMDb Ruling Is a Setback For Age Equality

Ashton Applewhite | Posted 10.03.2016 | Entertainment
Ashton Applewhite

Age denial isn't good for us, because it turns a natural attribute -- something about ourselves that we cannot change -- into something shameful.

How to Avoid Picking Up Prejudice from the Media

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Entertainment
Greater Good Science Center

By Amanda Sharples, Elizabeth Page-Gould In 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, killing more than a thousand people and leaving tens of th...

When Should A Racist Film Be Required Viewing? Right Now.

Greg Garrett | Posted 09.23.2016 | Media
Greg Garrett

This semester, I taught a repugnant movie. On purpose.

Groundbreaking Says Independent Publisher

Michael Gordon Bennett | Posted 09.22.2016 | Books
Michael Gordon Bennett

"Like many of you, I continue to grapple with America's ultimate sickness, seeking understanding, and ways to eliminate bigotry from my life. It took ...

Analyzing Colin Kaepernick's Refusal To Stand For The National Anthem

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 09.02.2016 | Impact
Joseph W. Gauld

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down during the playing of the National Anthem -- his refusal "to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," particularly in the form of police brutality.

Friday Talking Points -- End Of The Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's still only August, but already the predictions that this would be an exceedingly banal presidential election campaign look like they've already come true. This week's campaign news might be summed up as an elementary school playground shouting match: "You're a bigot!" "No, you're a bigot!" Sigh.

White Caller Admits He's Prejudiced. C-SPAN Guest Helps Him Do Better.

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.25.2016 | Black Voices

At times, it seems the racial divisions in America are as wide as they’ve ever been, so seeing two people attempting to bridge the gap can feel down...

An Open Letter to My Students

Paul Stoller | Posted 08.17.2016 | College
Paul Stoller

Dear Students: I'd like to welcome you to a new academic year at the university, where I have taught for more than 35 years. As in previous years, I...

Should We Talk About Race Relations At Work? PwC Thinks So.

Molly Reynolds | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

Corporate leaders like Tim Ryan, PwC's U.S. chairman, are tackling the delicate issue head-on with their staff in the hopes that the conversation will extend far beyond the walls of their business. Here's our full video interview about business leadership.

How To Stop The Racist In You

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 08.05.2016 | Science
Greater Good Science Center

There are many fronts in the campaign against bias, both implicit and explicit, but they all have one thing in common: us. We are all potentially part of the problem--and we can all become a part of the solution.

The Truth About My Racism

Scott Stabile | Posted 07.28.2016 | Black Voices
Scott Stabile

The difference between non-racists and racists is the recognition, in non-racists, that the bigoted thoughts that sometimes pollute our minds--because of years or a lifetime of conditioning--are rooted in fear and ignorance, and are untrue, hateful and dangerous.

Civil Unrest Is America's Problem

Audrey Hayworth | Posted 07.26.2016 | Parents
Audrey Hayworth

Our job as mothers, fathers, and parents, is to be their first teacher and their first leader educating them on privilege and race relations.

This Is What Homophobia Sounds Like

Charles Orgbon III | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Orgbon III

Can heterosexuals truly align with the LGBTQ* community to honor those that have died by inventing a world where homophobic phrases are hushed?

Us and Them: The Sociobiology of Bias, Fear, and Hatred

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I concur with the New York Times editorialists who, among others, declared President Obama’s speech in Dallas this week a rhetorical highpoint of a ...

Why We Become More Prejudiced Shadows Of Our Former Selves

Renee Fisher | Posted 07.14.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Are we all destined to become more prejudiced, cantankerous shadows of our former selves one day? In other words, is the world just one big cranky retiree who yells at little kids who ride bikes across his lawn?

Age Takes Center Stage Around The Brexit Vote--Not In A Good Way

Ashton Applewhite | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Ashton Applewhite

In anxious times, we look for scapegoats. But blaming the Brexit on old people is more than reductionist and misinformed. It obscures the origin of the underlying discontents in global capitalism, which profits by pitting us against each other.

The Toxic Temptation Of Prejudice

Friedemann Schaub | Posted 06.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
Friedemann Schaub

A man was sitting in his plane seat, calmly scribbling notes on a pad while waiting for takeoff. The woman sitting next to him, who watched him writin...