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Racial Progress

An Open Letter to Black America

Christian Finnegan | Posted 03.18.2012 | Comedy
Christian Finnegan

So yesterday was Martin Luther King Day and now that we White Folks are done patting ourselves on the back for our enlightened views on Race, I'd like to take a moment to cop to the hypocrisy of it all.

My Journey From Sp*c to Sp*c

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

As a small child living in Connecticut, recently arrived from Uruguay at a time when Latinos were still rare outside of the major metropolis, I was quickly labeled "spic."

On MLK and What Obama Is Not

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonce Gaiter

Color is not culture. Obama was raised by white Kansans, not the American descendants of African slaves. Why would we assume that white Kansans taught anything but tolerance of the American status quo?