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Racial Divide

WATCH LIVE: Community Dialogue On Healing And The Racial Divide

Posted 03.24.2015 | Impact

The Aspen Institute will address the topics of race, equality, and justice at a livestreamed event on Tuesday, March 24th titled the “Community Dial...

Let My Voice Know No Bounds: An Unorthodox Lesson in Race and Respect

Avi Orlow | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion
Avi Orlow

Those of us with privilege need to be vigilant about standing up for those who are marginalized and oppressed. Like Joseph we need to find our hidden voice and courageously speak out for freedom and justice for all.

What Can a White Person Do?

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics
Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Ferguson, Missouri is about a four-hour drive east from where I live in Lawrence, Kansas, yet it seems a world apart. Like much of America, it might be easy to think Ferguson is someplace else, part of another, more broken country. That's the thing about privilege: it's invisible.

Black People Are More Than Twice As Likely As White People To Struggle To Afford Food

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business

Think we're living in a "post-racial society"? Think again. A recent Gallup poll found that black people are more than twice as likely as white people...

A Nation Divided; A Call to Action

Henry A. J. Ramos | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics
Henry A. J. Ramos

The events just played out in Ferguson, Missouri remind us that our nation's work to bridge historic racial and economic divides is far from finished.

How Racism Almost Derailed Debbie Allen's Dance Career

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Dance legend Debbie Allen shot to stardom in her role as Lydia Grant in the 1980s series "Fame," but it wasn't an easy road to get there. Allen says t...

Racism on Trial: Where Do You Stand?

David Bedrick | Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices
David Bedrick

egardless of your opinion about George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin, we mustn't ignore the underlying conversation -- a heated, potent, and critical discussion about race and racism.

Healing The Divisions In Post-Election America

AP | PAULINE ARRILLAGA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

APPOMATTOX, Va. — Baine's Books sits in the heart of this historic village, a Main Street institution where townspeople gather for coffee and co...

The Recession's Racial Divide: Downturn Harder On Minorities | BARBARA EHRENREICH and DEDRICK MUHAMMAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WHAT do you get when you combine the worst economic downturn since the Depression with the first black president? A surge of white racial resentment, ...

Election 2008: The Race Election

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

There is something culturally sick about defining such a critical election along racial lines alone. This election should not be a referendum on black and white. It should be a referendum on the Bush years.

SC And NV's Wealthiest And Whitest Flood Campaign Coffers

Nancy Watzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Watzman

Adam Smith and Katie Schlieper contributed to this piece. With campaign rhetoric turning to race, and all eyes on the South Carolina and Nevada prima...