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Slaves to the Past: The Bundys and Sterlings of 'Post Racial' America

Courtney McKinney | Posted 06.29.2014 | Black Voices
Courtney McKinney

When we talk about slavery in America, we talk about it from the perspective of black people as victims, and white people as perpetrators of evil. Con...

Election 2012: A Second Referendum on Race?

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Notwithstanding the importance of the economy, the historic issue of race and race relations in America continues to be the common denominator in the elections of 2008 and again today in 2012.

The Amazing Grace of America

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

How many more Trayvon Martins have to occur to mobilize us to national action? Unless we have the courage and the grace to publicly confront the issue of race in America, it will remain the sword of Damocles hanging over our country for the 21st century and beyond.

Broadening Our Conversations

Michael Hanchard | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices
Michael Hanchard

We have been both astonished and frustrated over the years by the isolationist cast of much commentary about the black experience in the United States and racism more generally as an international, rather than national phenomenon.

McCain Campaign Enlists The Fear Factor One More Time

Bob Vanderet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bob Vanderet

As electoral projections suggest Barack Obama might win by a landslide, John McCain's campaign once again tries to cast Obama as the Angry Black Terrorist who, in Sarah Palin's words, "doesn't see America the same way you and I do."

Which "Ism" Is More Entrenched In America: Sexism Or Racism?

Washington Post | Sally Quinn and Jon Meacham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Emmanuel Levinas argues that much of Western thought "suffers from an allergy to the other." All over the world this is demonstrated through the unlim...